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 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 19' ||South|
|Longitude: ||133° 15' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.53 meters/second, 1549.9 km/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 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' 25.9"||16.05 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.05 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 58.6"||962.96 mi||west||0° 09' 06.3"||10.43 mi||north||963.37 mi|
|24 hours||13° 09' 41.7"||878.17 mi||east||3° 59' 00.2"||273.86 mi||north||927.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Sat 2:20 PM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm|| SSW|
|Taiohae||Sat 1:50 PM||975 km||606 miles||526 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Sat 3:20 PM||1128 km||701 miles||609 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Sat 1:20 PM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Sat 6:20 PM||2797 km||1738 miles||1510 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 1:20 PM||2876 km||1787 miles||1553 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 1:20 PM||3262 km||2027 miles||1762 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Sat 12:20 PM||3915 km||2433 miles||2114 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sun 1:20 PM||4148 km||2578 miles||2240 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 12:20 PM||4177 km||2596 miles||2255 nm|| W|
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