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 19:58:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 28' ||North|
|Longitude: ||150° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 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' 11.7"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 40.1"||1004.94 mi||west||0° 11' 46.0"||13.48 mi||south||1005.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 19.6"||798.17 mi||east||4° 45' 02.1"||326.43 mi||south||861.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Fri 5:58 AM||896 km||557 miles||484 nm|| SSW|
|Arawa||Fri 5:58 AM||918 km||570 miles||496 nm|| SE|
|Palikir||Fri 6:58 AM||1095 km||680 miles||591 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Fri 4:58 AM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 5:58 AM||1164 km||723 miles||628 nm|| SSW|
|Honiara||Fri 6:58 AM||1501 km||933 miles||811 nm|| SE|
|Hagåtña||Fri 5:58 AM||1580 km||982 miles||853 nm|| NNW|
|Yaren||Fri 7:58 AM||1810 km||1125 miles||977 nm|| E|
|Manokwari||Fri 4:58 AM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm|| W|
|Melekeok||Fri 4:58 AM||1945 km||1208 miles||1050 nm|| WNW|
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