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 23:20:00 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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.35 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 23.6"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 43.8"||944.61 mi||west||0° 06' 33.7"||7.52 mi||north||944.94 mi|
|24 hours||14° 05' 16.2"||924.44 mi||east||3° 08' 34.2"||216.14 mi||north||957.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 1:20 PM||257 km||160 miles||139 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 1:20 PM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 3:20 PM||1925 km||1196 miles||1039 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Fri 12:20 PM||2379 km||1479 miles||1285 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 1:20 PM||2501 km||1554 miles||1350 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Sat 1:20 PM||2660 km||1653 miles||1436 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 12:20 PM||2767 km||1719 miles||1494 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 12:20 PM||2930 km||1821 miles||1582 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Sat 12:20 PM||3614 km||2245 miles||1951 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sat 11:20 AM||3776 km||2346 miles||2039 nm|| WNW|
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