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 20:08:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 26' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 16' ||East|
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' 31.6"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 39.6"||1004.93 mi||west||0° 11' 46.2"||13.48 mi||south||1005.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 31.1"||798.40 mi||east||4° 45' 03.7"||326.46 mi||south||861.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Fri 6:08 AM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Fri 5:08 AM||903 km||561 miles||488 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 6:08 AM||1100 km||684 miles||594 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Fri 7:08 AM||1312 km||815 miles||709 nm|| ENE|
|Hagåtña||Fri 6:08 AM||1493 km||928 miles||806 nm|| NNW|
|Manokwari||Fri 5:08 AM||1588 km||986 miles||857 nm|| W|
|Honiara||Fri 7:08 AM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Fri 5:08 AM||1704 km||1059 miles||920 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Fri 6:08 AM||1939 km||1205 miles||1047 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Fri 8:08 AM||2079 km||1292 miles||1123 nm|| E|
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