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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 22' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.63 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 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"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 48.4"||945.24 mi||west||0° 06' 40.4"||7.65 mi||north||945.57 mi|
|24 hours||14° 03' 14.9"||922.75 mi||east||3° 10' 51.6"||218.76 mi||north||956.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:14 PM||322 km||200 miles||174 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Fri 1:14 PM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Fri 2:14 PM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Sat 2:14 PM||1325 km||824 miles||716 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:14 PM||1544 km||960 miles||834 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:14 PM||1591 km||988 miles||859 nm|| WSW|
|Suva *||Sat 1:14 PM||2249 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:14 PM||2261 km||1405 miles||1221 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Sat 12:14 PM||2468 km||1534 miles||1333 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 12:14 PM||2711 km||1684 miles||1464 nm|| NW|
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