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 02:34:00 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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||154° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 29.8"||997.67 mi||west||0° 11' 35.0"||13.27 mi||north||997.94 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 49.3"||791.75 mi||east||4° 39' 47.5"||320.44 mi||north||856.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Tue 4:34 PM||944 km||586 miles||509 nm|| NNW|
|Papeete||Mon 4:34 PM||1368 km||850 miles||739 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 4:34 PM||1746 km||1085 miles||943 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 3:34 PM||1855 km||1153 miles||1002 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Tue 4:34 PM||2049 km||1273 miles||1106 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Mon 3:34 PM||2173 km||1351 miles||1174 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Mon 2:34 PM||2522 km||1567 miles||1362 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 3:34 PM||2756 km||1712 miles||1488 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Tue 2:34 PM||2890 km||1795 miles||1560 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Mon 4:34 PM||3068 km||1906 miles||1656 nm|| N|
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