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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:46:00 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||141° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.65 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 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' 24.5"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.16 mi||south||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 31.4"||954.16 mi||west||0° 08' 04.5"||9.26 mi||south||953.86 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 37.8"||965.30 mi||east||2° 40' 37.2"||184.12 mi||south||975.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Mon 8:46 AM||838 km||521 miles||452 nm|| W|
|Taiohae||Mon 9:16 AM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm|| NNE|
|Gambier Islands||Mon 9:46 AM||995 km||619 miles||537 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Mon 10:46 AM||1514 km||941 miles||817 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 8:46 AM||1961 km||1218 miles||1059 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 8:46 AM||2685 km||1669 miles||1450 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Mon 7:46 AM||2994 km||1860 miles||1616 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Tue 8:46 AM||3240 km||2013 miles||1750 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 7:46 AM||3300 km||2051 miles||1782 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Mon 1:46 PM||3521 km||2188 miles||1901 nm|| ESE|
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