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 17:32:00 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: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 58' ||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' 45.4"||1004.93 mi||west||0° 11' 43.4"||13.43 mi||south||1005.05 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 34.3"||794.92 mi||east||4° 44' 37.0"||325.95 mi||south||858.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Thu 5:32 AM||292 km||182 miles||158 nm|| WSW|
|Rawaki||Fri 6:32 AM||630 km||391 miles||340 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 6:32 AM||1180 km||733 miles||637 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Fri 5:32 AM||1291 km||802 miles||697 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Fri 5:32 AM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 7:32 AM||1652 km||1027 miles||892 nm|| S|
|Majuro||Fri 5:32 AM||1784 km||1109 miles||963 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 7:32 AM||1853 km||1151 miles||1001 nm|| E|
|Yaren||Fri 5:32 AM||2135 km||1327 miles||1153 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 6:32 AM||2256 km||1402 miles||1218 nm|| S|
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