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 15:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||145° 23' ||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' 49.3"||1004.88 mi||west||0° 11' 41.1"||13.38 mi||south||1005.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 26.8"||792.36 mi||east||4° 44' 10.8"||325.45 mi||south||856.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:34 AM||1331 km||827 miles||719 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:34 AM||2136 km||1327 miles||1153 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:34 AM||2592 km||1611 miles||1400 nm|| NNW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:34 AM||2947 km||1831 miles||1591 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:34 AM||3101 km||1927 miles||1674 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:34 AM||3353 km||2084 miles||1811 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Fri 5:34 AM||3359 km||2087 miles||1814 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:34 AM||3463 km||2152 miles||1870 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 4:34 AM||3504 km||2177 miles||1892 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:34 AM||4076 km||2533 miles||2201 nm|| WSW|
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