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 15:52:00 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 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||149° 45' ||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' 31.8"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 48.7"||1004.89 mi||west||0° 11' 41.4"||13.39 mi||south||1005.01 mi|
|24 hours||11° 27' 45.8"||792.75 mi||east||4° 44' 15.1"||325.53 mi||south||856.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:52 AM||847 km||526 miles||457 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:52 AM||2080 km||1292 miles||1123 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:52 AM||2386 km||1482 miles||1288 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:52 AM||2657 km||1651 miles||1435 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:52 AM||2718 km||1689 miles||1468 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:52 AM||2949 km||1832 miles||1592 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:52 AM||2978 km||1851 miles||1608 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 4:52 AM||3149 km||1957 miles||1701 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:52 AM||3602 km||2238 miles||1945 nm|| SE|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:52 AM||3610 km||2243 miles||1949 nm|| WSW|
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