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 15:32:00 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||144° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 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' 49.5"||1004.88 mi||west||0° 11' 41.1"||13.38 mi||south||1005.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 24.6"||792.32 mi||east||4° 44' 10.4"||325.44 mi||south||856.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:32 AM||1385 km||860 miles||748 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:32 AM||2149 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:32 AM||2619 km||1628 miles||1414 nm|| NNW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:32 AM||2976 km||1849 miles||1607 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:32 AM||3151 km||1958 miles||1701 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:32 AM||3329 km||2068 miles||1797 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Fri 5:32 AM||3406 km||2116 miles||1839 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:32 AM||3517 km||2185 miles||1899 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 4:32 AM||3545 km||2203 miles||1914 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:32 AM||4128 km||2565 miles||2229 nm|| WSW|
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