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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 01:06:00 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: 19%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.38 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 28.4"||16.38 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.38 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 26.5"||982.80 mi||west||0° 10' 49.0"||12.39 mi||north||983.18 mi|
|24 hours||12° 14' 01.7"||830.71 mi||east||4° 29' 37.7"||308.86 mi||north||891.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Sun 3:36 PM||712 km||442 miles||384 nm|| ENE|
|Papeete||Sun 3:06 PM||834 km||518 miles||451 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Sun 3:06 PM||1884 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 3:06 PM||1924 km||1196 miles||1039 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Sun 5:06 PM||2261 km||1405 miles||1221 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Sun 2:06 PM||2752 km||1710 miles||1486 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 2:06 PM||2807 km||1744 miles||1516 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Mon 3:06 PM||2854 km||1774 miles||1541 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Mon 2:06 PM||3345 km||2079 miles||1806 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sun 1:06 PM||3628 km||2254 miles||1959 nm|| WNW|
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