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 01:16:00 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 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 60' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.43 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 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' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.38 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 27.5"||982.92 mi||west||0° 10' 49.4"||12.40 mi||north||983.30 mi|
|24 hours||12° 13' 42.1"||830.43 mi||east||4° 29' 45.4"||309.00 mi||north||891.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sun 3:16 PM||741 km||461 miles||400 nm|| SSW|
|Taiohae||Sun 3:46 PM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Sun 3:16 PM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 3:16 PM||1753 km||1089 miles||947 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Sun 5:16 PM||2454 km||1525 miles||1325 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Sun 2:16 PM||2509 km||1559 miles||1355 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 2:16 PM||2544 km||1581 miles||1373 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Mon 3:16 PM||2595 km||1612 miles||1401 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Mon 2:16 PM||3106 km||1930 miles||1677 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sun 1:16 PM||3377 km||2099 miles||1824 nm|| WNW|
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