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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 18:26:00 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: 28%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||163° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.78 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 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' 28.9"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 54.8"||990.34 mi||west||0° 11' 27.4"||13.13 mi||south||990.18 mi|
|24 hours||12° 49' 35.5"||877.15 mi||east||4° 22' 38.7"||300.89 mi||south||921.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fakaofo||Sun 7:26 AM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm|| W|
|Rawaki||Sun 7:26 AM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| NW|
|Pago Pago||Sat 7:26 AM||1003 km||623 miles||542 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Sun 8:26 AM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Sat 7:26 AM||1343 km||834 miles||725 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 8:26 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm|| NNE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 8:26 AM||1444 km||897 miles||780 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Sat 6:26 AM||1746 km||1085 miles||943 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Sat 8:26 AM||1795 km||1116 miles||969 nm|| SE|
|Nukualofa||Sun 7:26 AM||1868 km||1161 miles||1008 nm|| SW|
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