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 01:52:00 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 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 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' 26.9"||997.35 mi||west||0° 11' 34.4"||13.26 mi||north||997.63 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 49.0"||792.69 mi||east||4° 39' 44.4"||320.38 mi||north||857.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Mon 4:22 PM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Mon 3:52 PM||1349 km||838 miles||728 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 3:52 PM||1688 km||1049 miles||912 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Mon 3:52 PM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Mon 5:52 PM||2578 km||1602 miles||1392 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Tue 2:52 PM||2960 km||1839 miles||1598 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Mon 2:52 PM||3084 km||1917 miles||1665 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Tue 3:52 PM||3092 km||1921 miles||1670 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Mon 3:52 PM||3391 km||2107 miles||1831 nm|| NNW|
|Baker Island||Mon 1:52 PM||3621 km||2250 miles||1955 nm|| W|
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