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 23:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||149° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.41 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 23.7"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 44.5"||944.73 mi||west||0° 06' 34.10"||7.55 mi||north||945.06 mi|
|24 hours||14° 04' 53.7"||924.12 mi||east||3° 08' 59.8"||216.62 mi||north||956.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 1:30 PM||103 km||64 miles||56 nm|| N|
|Rarotonga||Fri 1:30 PM||1095 km||680 miles||591 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 12:30 PM||2127 km||1322 miles||1149 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Fri 3:30 PM||2157 km||1340 miles||1165 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 1:30 PM||2396 km||1489 miles||1294 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Sat 1:30 PM||2409 km||1497 miles||1301 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 12:30 PM||2527 km||1570 miles||1365 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 12:30 PM||2681 km||1666 miles||1448 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Sat 12:30 PM||3361 km||2089 miles||1815 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sat 11:30 AM||3529 km||2193 miles||1905 nm|| WNW|
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