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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 47' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.79 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 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"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 38.7"||1001.61 mi||west||0° 11' 54.8"||13.64 mi||south||1001.59 mi|
|24 hours||12° 02' 26.8"||831.12 mi||east||4° 42' 26.5"||323.49 mi||south||888.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 7:26 AM||747 km||464 miles||403 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Sat 6:26 AM||1287 km||800 miles||695 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sat 7:26 AM||1623 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:26 AM||1775 km||1103 miles||959 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 7:26 AM||1936 km||1203 miles||1045 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Fri 6:26 AM||1947 km||1210 miles||1051 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Fri 7:26 AM||1969 km||1223 miles||1063 nm|| SE|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:26 AM||2249 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 6:26 AM||2458 km||1528 miles||1327 nm|| SW|
|Suva *||Sat 6:26 AM||2746 km||1706 miles||1483 nm|| SW|
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