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 Sunday, December 9, 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: 18%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||136° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.66 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 26.8"||16.24 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.24 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 54.2"||974.35 mi||west||0° 10' 18.2"||11.81 mi||south||974.09 mi|
|24 hours||13° 40' 21.0"||922.04 mi||east||3° 45' 11.0"||258.05 mi||south||950.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Sun 7:56 AM||562 km||349 miles||303 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Sun 9:26 AM||1492 km||927 miles||806 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Sun 7:26 AM||1527 km||949 miles||824 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Sun 7:26 AM||2672 km||1660 miles||1443 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 7:26 AM||2850 km||1771 miles||1539 nm|| WNW|
|Easter Island *||Sun 12:26 PM||3209 km||1994 miles||1732 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Sun 6:26 AM||3669 km||2280 miles||1981 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 6:26 AM||3846 km||2390 miles||2076 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Mon 7:26 AM||3853 km||2394 miles||2080 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Mon 6:26 AM||4242 km||2636 miles||2291 nm|| WSW|
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