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 18:40:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||178° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 34.5"||1001.24 mi||west||0° 11' 54.4"||13.64 mi||south||1001.21 mi|
|24 hours||12° 04' 29.1"||833.23 mi||east||4° 41' 55.0"||322.90 mi||south||890.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Funafuti||Sat 6:40 AM||538 km||334 miles||291 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 6:40 AM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm|| NNE|
|Rawaki||Sat 7:40 AM||911 km||566 miles||492 nm|| E|
|Fakaofo||Sat 7:40 AM||1034 km||643 miles||558 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Sat 6:40 AM||1082 km||672 miles||584 nm|| NW|
|Apia *||Sat 8:40 AM||1339 km||832 miles||723 nm|| SE|
|Suva *||Sat 7:40 AM||1588 km||987 miles||857 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Sat 6:40 AM||1623 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| WNW|
|Majuro||Sat 6:40 AM||1653 km||1027 miles||893 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Fri 7:40 AM||1929 km||1198 miles||1041 nm|| SSE|
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