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 19:08:00 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 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 38' ||North|
|Longitude: ||162° 48' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 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' 31.6"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 42.0"||1004.94 mi||west||0° 11' 45.2"||13.46 mi||south||1005.05 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 22.0"||797.05 mi||east||4° 44' 54.5"||326.28 mi||south||860.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Yaren||Fri 7:08 AM||477 km||296 miles||257 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Fri 6:08 AM||864 km||537 miles||467 nm|| NW|
|Tarawa||Fri 7:08 AM||1139 km||708 miles||615 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Fri 6:08 AM||1157 km||719 miles||624 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Fri 7:08 AM||1179 km||733 miles||637 nm|| NE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 5:08 AM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 7:08 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| ESE|
|Wake Island||Fri 7:08 AM||2106 km||1308 miles||1137 nm|| N|
|Port Vila||Fri 6:08 AM||2120 km||1317 miles||1145 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Thu 7:08 AM||2308 km||1434 miles||1246 nm|| E|
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