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 16:22:00 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 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 10' ||North|
|Longitude: ||157° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 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' 47.7"||1004.91 mi||west||0° 11' 42.1"||13.40 mi||south||1005.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 17.9"||793.39 mi||east||4° 44' 22.0"||325.66 mi||south||857.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 6:22 AM||85 km||53 miles||46 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 5:22 AM||1961 km||1219 miles||1059 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 4:22 AM||2170 km||1348 miles||1172 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 6:22 AM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Thu 6:22 AM||2230 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| N|
|Apia *||Fri 6:22 AM||2325 km||1445 miles||1255 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 6:22 AM||2497 km||1551 miles||1348 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Thu 5:22 AM||2645 km||1644 miles||1428 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 4:22 AM||2847 km||1769 miles||1537 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 5:22 AM||3164 km||1966 miles||1709 nm|| SW|
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