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 15:12:00 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 15:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 24' ||North|
|Longitude: ||140° 03' ||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' 31.9"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 50.2"||1004.86 mi||west||0° 11' 40.6"||13.37 mi||south||1004.99 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 03.4"||791.89 mi||east||4° 44' 05.3"||325.35 mi||south||856.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:12 AM||1923 km||1195 miles||1038 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:12 AM||2340 km||1454 miles||1263 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:12 AM||2930 km||1821 miles||1582 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:12 AM||3119 km||1938 miles||1684 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:12 AM||3298 km||2049 miles||1781 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:12 AM||3656 km||2272 miles||1974 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:12 AM||3883 km||2413 miles||2097 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 4:12 AM||3972 km||2468 miles||2145 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:12 AM||4056 km||2520 miles||2190 nm|| W|
|Los Angeles||Thu 7:12 AM||4268 km||2652 miles||2304 nm|| NNE|
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