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 19:16:00 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.48 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 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"||15.90 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||15.90 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 28.7"||953.77 mi||west||0° 08' 01.3"||9.19 mi||south||953.47 mi|
|24 hours||14° 35' 35.3"||966.02 mi||east||2° 39' 06.5"||182.39 mi||south||976.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Mon 9:16 AM||99 km||61 miles||53 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Mon 9:16 AM||1238 km||770 miles||669 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Mon 11:16 AM||2154 km||1338 miles||1163 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Mon 8:16 AM||2235 km||1388 miles||1207 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Tue 9:16 AM||2270 km||1411 miles||1226 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Tue 9:16 AM||2474 km||1537 miles||1336 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 8:16 AM||2555 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 8:16 AM||2802 km||1741 miles||1513 nm|| WSW|
|Suva *||Tue 8:16 AM||3465 km||2153 miles||1871 nm|| W|
|Baker Island||Mon 7:16 AM||3564 km||2214 miles||1924 nm|| WNW|
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