Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:08:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 25' ||North|
|Longitude: ||139° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.8"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 50.3"||1004.86 mi||west||0° 11' 40.6"||13.37 mi||south||1004.99 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 59.2"||791.81 mi||east||4° 44' 04.4"||325.33 mi||south||855.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:08 AM||2031 km||1262 miles||1097 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:08 AM||2390 km||1485 miles||1291 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:08 AM||2999 km||1864 miles||1619 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:08 AM||3086 km||1917 miles||1666 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:08 AM||3369 km||2093 miles||1819 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:08 AM||3758 km||2335 miles||2029 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:08 AM||3980 km||2473 miles||2149 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 4:08 AM||4061 km||2523 miles||2193 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:08 AM||4164 km||2587 miles||2248 nm|| W|
|Los Angeles||Thu 7:08 AM||4214 km||2618 miles||2275 nm|| NNE|
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