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 00:20:00 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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.66 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 48.8"||945.31 mi||west||0° 06' 41.1"||7.67 mi||north||945.64 mi|
|24 hours||14° 03' 01.3"||922.56 mi||east||3° 11' 06.7"||219.05 mi||north||955.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:20 PM||379 km||235 miles||205 nm|| SSE|
|Alofi||Fri 1:20 PM||866 km||538 miles||468 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 2:20 PM||1184 km||736 miles||639 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Fri 2:20 PM||1292 km||803 miles||698 nm|| E|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:20 PM||1428 km||887 miles||771 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:20 PM||1443 km||897 miles||779 nm|| WSW|
|Suva *||Sat 1:20 PM||2097 km||1303 miles||1132 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:20 PM||2288 km||1422 miles||1236 nm|| NNE|
|Funafuti||Sat 12:20 PM||2329 km||1447 miles||1258 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 12:20 PM||2610 km||1622 miles||1409 nm|| NW|
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