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 16:42:00 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 16:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 06' ||North|
|Longitude: ||161° 51' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 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' 31.7"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 47.0"||1004.92 mi||west||0° 11' 42.5"||13.41 mi||south||1005.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 39.5"||793.83 mi||east||4° 44' 26.5"||325.75 mi||south||857.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 6:42 AM||510 km||317 miles||275 nm|| E|
|Fakaofo||Fri 5:42 AM||1557 km||967 miles||841 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 4:42 AM||1631 km||1014 miles||881 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 6:42 AM||1982 km||1231 miles||1070 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 6:42 AM||2277 km||1415 miles||1229 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Fri 4:42 AM||2355 km||1463 miles||1271 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 5:42 AM||2398 km||1490 miles||1295 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Thu 6:42 AM||2463 km||1530 miles||1330 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 6:42 AM||2482 km||1542 miles||1340 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Fri 4:42 AM||2799 km||1739 miles||1511 nm|| W|
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