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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 01:24:00 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: 11%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 00' ||South|
|Longitude: ||163° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.27 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 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' 26.1"||16.08 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.08 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 10.8"||964.62 mi||west||0° 09' 16.8"||10.64 mi||north||965.03 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 56.3"||874.18 mi||east||4° 02' 19.3"||277.65 mi||north||924.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Sat 3:24 PM||773 km||480 miles||417 nm|| SSE|
|Pago Pago||Sat 2:24 PM||824 km||512 miles||445 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Sat 2:24 PM||854 km||530 miles||461 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sun 3:24 PM||945 km||587 miles||511 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 2:24 PM||1084 km||674 miles||585 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Sun 2:24 PM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Sat 3:24 PM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Sun 3:24 PM||1971 km||1225 miles||1064 nm|| NNE|
|Suva *||Sun 2:24 PM||2002 km||1244 miles||1081 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sun 1:24 PM||2057 km||1278 miles||1111 nm|| WNW|
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