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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 21:08:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.68 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.8 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' 22.5"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 04.7"||0.09 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 27.9"||936.29 mi||west||0° 04' 42.2"||5.39 mi||south||936.08 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 20.5"||991.49 mi||east||1° 10' 53.9"||81.29 mi||south||991.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Tue 11:08 AM||224 km||139 miles||121 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Tue 10:08 AM||921 km||572 miles||497 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Tue 11:08 AM||1247 km||775 miles||674 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Wed 11:08 AM||1302 km||809 miles||703 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Wed 10:08 AM||1472 km||915 miles||795 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 10:08 AM||1574 km||978 miles||850 nm|| NW|
|Suva *||Wed 10:08 AM||2155 km||1339 miles||1164 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 11:08 AM||2421 km||1504 miles||1307 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Wed 9:08 AM||2448 km||1521 miles||1322 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Tue 9:08 AM||2762 km||1716 miles||1491 nm|| NW|
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