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 Tuesday, December 18, 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: 28%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||133° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.70 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 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' 30.4"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 23.6"||997.00 mi||west||0° 11' 33.7"||13.24 mi||north||997.28 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 55.4"||793.73 mi||east||4° 39' 40.1"||320.30 mi||north||858.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Mon 3:36 PM||723 km||450 miles||391 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Mon 5:06 PM||2082 km||1294 miles||1124 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Mon 3:06 PM||2135 km||1327 miles||1153 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 3:06 PM||2814 km||1749 miles||1520 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Mon 3:06 PM||3271 km||2032 miles||1766 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Mon 8:06 PM||3417 km||2123 miles||1845 nm|| SE|
|Honolulu||Mon 3:06 PM||4075 km||2532 miles||2200 nm|| NW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 2:06 PM||4178 km||2596 miles||2256 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Mon 2:06 PM||4185 km||2601 miles||2260 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Tue 3:06 PM||4273 km||2655 miles||2307 nm|| WSW|
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