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 01:52:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||133° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 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' 31.7"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 52.0"||1004.75 mi||west||0° 11' 38.8"||13.34 mi||north||1004.89 mi|
|24 hours||11° 04' 04.8"||765.29 mi||east||4° 35' 29.6"||315.50 mi||north||827.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Tue 3:52 PM||2517 km||1564 miles||1359 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Tue 5:52 PM||2602 km||1617 miles||1405 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Wed 3:52 PM||2735 km||1700 miles||1477 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Tue 3:52 PM||3617 km||2248 miles||1953 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Tue 3:52 PM||3715 km||2309 miles||2006 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Tue 8:52 PM||3777 km||2347 miles||2040 nm|| SE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 6:52 PM||4139 km||2572 miles||2235 nm|| NNE|
|Los Angeles||Tue 5:52 PM||4250 km||2641 miles||2295 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Wed 2:52 PM||4314 km||2681 miles||2329 nm|| WSW|
|Mexico City||Tue 7:52 PM||4380 km||2722 miles||2365 nm|| NE|
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