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 20:28:00 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: 37%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||154° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 30.5"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 27.9"||1000.66 mi||west||0° 11' 53.7"||13.62 mi||south||1000.61 mi|
|24 hours||12° 07' 31.4"||836.34 mi||east||4° 41' 04.6"||321.94 mi||south||892.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arawa||Sat 6:28 AM||215 km||133 miles||116 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Sat 7:28 AM||784 km||487 miles||424 nm|| SE|
|Lae||Sat 6:28 AM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 6:28 AM||1027 km||638 miles||554 nm|| WSW|
|Palikir||Sat 7:28 AM||1299 km||807 miles||701 nm|| NNE|
|Yaren||Sat 8:28 AM||1395 km||867 miles||753 nm|| ENE|
|Jayapura||Sat 5:28 AM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm|| W|
|Cairns||Sat 6:28 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| SW|
|Port Vila||Sat 7:28 AM||2073 km||1288 miles||1119 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Sat 8:28 AM||2105 km||1308 miles||1137 nm|| ENE|
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