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 23:14:00 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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.32 meters/second, 1520.4 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 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"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 43.1"||944.54 mi||west||0° 06' 33.0"||7.51 mi||north||944.87 mi|
|24 hours||14° 05' 29.6"||924.62 mi||east||3° 08' 18.7"||215.84 mi||north||957.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 1:14 PM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 1:14 PM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 3:14 PM||1788 km||1111 miles||965 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Fri 12:14 PM||2531 km||1573 miles||1366 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 1:14 PM||2575 km||1600 miles||1390 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Sat 1:14 PM||2811 km||1747 miles||1518 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 12:14 PM||2913 km||1810 miles||1573 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 12:14 PM||3079 km||1913 miles||1663 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Sat 12:14 PM||3765 km||2340 miles||2033 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Fri 6:14 PM||3860 km||2398 miles||2084 nm|| ESE|
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