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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 01:42:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 45' ||South|
|Longitude: ||130° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 31.8"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.6"||1004.72 mi||west||0° 11' 38.9"||13.34 mi||north||1004.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 04' 13.8"||765.45 mi||east||4° 35' 33.8"||315.58 mi||north||828.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Tue 5:42 PM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Tue 3:42 PM||2711 km||1685 miles||1464 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 3:42 PM||3003 km||1866 miles||1621 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Tue 8:42 PM||3607 km||2241 miles||1948 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 3:42 PM||3829 km||2379 miles||2067 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Tue 3:42 PM||3914 km||2432 miles||2113 nm|| NW|
|Hermosillo||Tue 6:42 PM||4001 km||2486 miles||2160 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City||Tue 7:42 PM||4161 km||2585 miles||2247 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles||Tue 5:42 PM||4168 km||2590 miles||2251 nm|| NNE|
|Phoenix||Tue 6:42 PM||4354 km||2706 miles||2351 nm|| NNE|
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