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 23:24:00 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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 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' 44.0"||944.66 mi||west||0° 06' 34.2"||7.53 mi||north||944.99 mi|
|24 hours||14° 05' 07.2"||924.31 mi||east||3° 08' 44.3"||216.33 mi||north||957.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 1:24 PM||168 km||105 miles||91 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 1:24 PM||1240 km||771 miles||670 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 3:24 PM||2017 km||1254 miles||1089 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Fri 12:24 PM||2279 km||1416 miles||1230 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 1:24 PM||2456 km||1526 miles||1326 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Sat 1:24 PM||2559 km||1590 miles||1382 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 12:24 PM||2671 km||1660 miles||1442 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 12:24 PM||2830 km||1759 miles||1528 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Sat 12:24 PM||3513 km||2183 miles||1897 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sat 11:24 AM||3677 km||2285 miles||1985 nm|| WNW|
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