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 16:32:00 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: 39%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 30.6"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 41.9"||1001.87 mi||west||0° 11' 54.9"||13.65 mi||south||1001.86 mi|
|24 hours||12° 00' 58.7"||829.60 mi||east||4° 42' 47.8"||323.90 mi||south||887.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 6:32 AM||1206 km||749 miles||651 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Fri 6:32 AM||1551 km||964 miles||838 nm|| S|
|Rarotonga||Fri 6:32 AM||2333 km||1450 miles||1260 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 5:32 AM||2651 km||1647 miles||1432 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sat 6:32 AM||2851 km||1771 miles||1539 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 5:32 AM||2937 km||1825 miles||1586 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Fri 6:32 AM||2960 km||1839 miles||1598 nm|| NNW|
|Adamstown||Fri 8:32 AM||3049 km||1895 miles||1646 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Fri 4:32 AM||3201 km||1989 miles||1728 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 5:32 AM||3529 km||2193 miles||1906 nm|| SW|
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