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 02:32:00 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: 29%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||154° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 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"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 29.7"||997.65 mi||west||0° 11' 35.0"||13.27 mi||north||997.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 52.1"||791.80 mi||east||4° 39' 47.5"||320.44 mi||north||856.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Tue 4:32 PM||962 km||598 miles||520 nm|| NNW|
|Papeete||Mon 4:32 PM||1347 km||837 miles||727 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 4:32 PM||1762 km||1095 miles||952 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 3:32 PM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Tue 4:32 PM||2097 km||1303 miles||1132 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Mon 3:32 PM||2213 km||1375 miles||1195 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Mon 2:32 PM||2574 km||1599 miles||1390 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 3:32 PM||2797 km||1738 miles||1510 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Tue 2:32 PM||2943 km||1828 miles||1589 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Mon 4:32 PM||3075 km||1911 miles||1660 nm|| N|
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