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 02:02:00 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 02:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 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"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 52.5"||1004.77 mi||west||0° 11' 38.7"||13.34 mi||north||1004.91 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 56.0"||765.14 mi||east||4° 35' 25.3"||315.42 mi||north||827.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Tue 4:32 PM||925 km||575 miles||500 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Tue 4:02 PM||2337 km||1452 miles||1262 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:02 PM||2468 km||1534 miles||1333 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Tue 6:02 PM||2650 km||1646 miles||1431 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 4:02 PM||3413 km||2120 miles||1843 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Tue 4:02 PM||3525 km||2191 miles||1904 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Tue 9:02 PM||3957 km||2459 miles||2137 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Wed 3:02 PM||4052 km||2518 miles||2188 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Wed 4:02 PM||4218 km||2621 miles||2277 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Tue 3:02 PM||4220 km||2622 miles||2279 nm|| WSW|
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