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 15:42:00 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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 18' ||North|
|Longitude: ||147° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 49.1"||1004.88 mi||west||0° 11' 41.3"||13.39 mi||south||1005.01 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 35.1"||792.53 mi||east||4° 44' 12.8"||325.49 mi||south||856.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:42 AM||1116 km||693 miles||602 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:42 AM||2098 km||1304 miles||1133 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:42 AM||2492 km||1548 miles||1345 nm|| NNW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:42 AM||2838 km||1763 miles||1532 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:42 AM||2902 km||1803 miles||1567 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:42 AM||3174 km||1972 miles||1714 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:42 AM||3248 km||2018 miles||1754 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 4:42 AM||3343 km||2077 miles||1805 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:42 AM||3458 km||2149 miles||1867 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:42 AM||3868 km||2404 miles||2089 nm|| WSW|
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