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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 22:24:00 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: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||133° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.07 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 23.6"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 06.3"||0.12 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 39.0"||943.97 mi||west||0° 06' 26.7"||7.39 mi||north||944.30 mi|
|24 hours||14° 07' 21.3"||926.17 mi||east||3° 06' 09.8"||213.38 mi||north||958.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Fri 1:24 PM||517 km||321 miles||279 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 2:24 PM||820 km||510 miles||443 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Fri 12:24 PM||1661 km||1032 miles||897 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Fri 5:24 PM||2687 km||1670 miles||1451 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 12:24 PM||2722 km||1691 miles||1470 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 12:24 PM||3419 km||2124 miles||1846 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Fri 11:24 AM||3789 km||2355 miles||2046 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 12:24 PM||4075 km||2532 miles||2200 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 11:24 AM||4150 km||2579 miles||2241 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 11:24 AM||4323 km||2686 miles||2334 nm|| W|
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