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 16:32:00 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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||159° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 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' 47.4"||1004.91 mi||west||0° 11' 42.3"||13.40 mi||south||1005.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 28.8"||793.61 mi||east||4° 44' 24.3"||325.71 mi||south||857.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 6:32 AM||247 km||153 miles||133 nm|| ENE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 5:32 AM||1750 km||1087 miles||945 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 4:32 AM||1900 km||1181 miles||1026 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 6:32 AM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Thu 6:32 AM||2238 km||1391 miles||1208 nm|| N|
|Papeete||Thu 6:32 AM||2332 km||1449 miles||1259 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 6:32 AM||2475 km||1538 miles||1337 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Thu 5:32 AM||2511 km||1560 miles||1356 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 4:32 AM||2599 km||1615 miles||1403 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 5:32 AM||3003 km||1866 miles||1622 nm|| SW|
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