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 18:16:00 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 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.37 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 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"||16.23 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.23 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 49.5"||973.70 mi||west||0° 10' 14.8"||11.74 mi||south||973.44 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 13.9"||923.62 mi||east||3° 43' 26.9"||256.06 mi||south||951.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sun 8:16 AM||519 km||323 miles||280 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Sun 8:16 AM||1527 km||949 miles||825 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 8:16 AM||1930 km||1199 miles||1042 nm|| NNW|
|Adamstown||Sun 10:16 AM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Sun 7:16 AM||2413 km||1499 miles||1303 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 7:16 AM||2544 km||1581 miles||1374 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Mon 8:16 AM||2551 km||1585 miles||1377 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Mon 7:16 AM||3003 km||1866 miles||1622 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sun 6:16 AM||3444 km||2140 miles||1860 nm|| WNW|
|Funafuti||Mon 6:16 AM||3593 km||2233 miles||1940 nm|| W|
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