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 20:32:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 22' ||North|
|Longitude: ||142° 27' ||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' 38.8"||1004.92 mi||west||0° 11' 46.6"||13.49 mi||south||1005.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 59.3"||798.95 mi||east||4° 45' 06.8"||326.52 mi||south||862.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jayapura||Fri 5:32 AM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm|| SSW|
|Lae||Fri 6:32 AM||932 km||579 miles||503 nm|| SSE|
|Manokwari||Fri 5:32 AM||944 km||586 miles||510 nm|| W|
|Melekeok||Fri 5:32 AM||1174 km||730 miles||634 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 6:32 AM||1205 km||749 miles||651 nm|| SSE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 6:32 AM||1473 km||915 miles||795 nm|| N|
|Palikir||Fri 7:32 AM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm|| ENE|
|Darwin||Fri 6:02 AM||1912 km||1188 miles||1032 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Fri 6:32 AM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm|| S|
|Manado||Fri 4:32 AM||1965 km||1221 miles||1061 nm|| W|
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