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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:58:00 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: 39%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 30.7"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.8"||1002.03 mi||west||0° 11' 55.0"||13.65 mi||south||1002.02 mi|
|24 hours||12° 00' 03.6"||828.65 mi||east||4° 43' 00.4"||324.14 mi||south||886.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Fri 6:28 AM||610 km||379 miles||330 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Fri 5:58 AM||1889 km||1173 miles||1020 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 5:58 AM||2046 km||1271 miles||1105 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Fri 7:58 AM||2601 km||1616 miles||1405 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 5:58 AM||2926 km||1818 miles||1580 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Fri 5:58 AM||3381 km||2101 miles||1826 nm|| NW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 4:58 AM||3543 km||2201 miles||1913 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sat 5:58 AM||3701 km||2300 miles||1999 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 4:58 AM||3707 km||2303 miles||2002 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 3:58 AM||4108 km||2553 miles||2218 nm|| W|
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