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 18:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.25 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 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' 26.8"||16.23 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.23 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 47.6"||973.44 mi||west||0° 10' 13.4"||11.71 mi||south||973.18 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 58.9"||924.26 mi||east||3° 42' 44.8"||255.26 mi||south||951.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sun 8:36 AM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Sun 8:36 AM||1152 km||716 miles||622 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 8:36 AM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| NNW|
|Alofi||Sun 7:36 AM||1921 km||1194 miles||1037 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 7:36 AM||2028 km||1260 miles||1095 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Mon 8:36 AM||2029 km||1261 miles||1096 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Mon 7:36 AM||2518 km||1564 miles||1359 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Sun 10:36 AM||2748 km||1707 miles||1484 nm|| ESE|
|Baker Island||Sun 6:36 AM||2974 km||1848 miles||1606 nm|| WNW|
|Funafuti||Mon 6:36 AM||3074 km||1910 miles||1660 nm|| W|
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