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 15:22:00 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 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 22' ||North|
|Longitude: ||142° 29' ||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' 31.7"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 49.7"||1004.87 mi||west||0° 11' 40.9"||13.38 mi||south||1005.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 14.0"||792.11 mi||east||4° 44' 07.8"||325.39 mi||south||856.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:22 AM||1654 km||1028 miles||893 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:22 AM||2230 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:22 AM||2767 km||1719 miles||1494 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:22 AM||3130 km||1945 miles||1690 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:22 AM||3215 km||1998 miles||1736 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:22 AM||3402 km||2114 miles||1837 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:22 AM||3643 km||2263 miles||1967 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 4:22 AM||3755 km||2334 miles||2028 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:22 AM||3787 km||2353 miles||2045 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 4:22 AM||4346 km||2700 miles||2346 nm|| SW|
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