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 02:32:00 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: 39%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.20 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 53.9"||1004.85 mi||west||0° 11' 38.5"||13.33 mi||north||1004.98 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 30.0"||764.67 mi||east||4° 35' 12.7"||315.18 mi||north||827.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Tue 5:02 PM||893 km||555 miles||482 nm|| SSE|
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:32 PM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Tue 4:32 PM||1917 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 4:32 PM||2855 km||1774 miles||1542 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Tue 6:32 PM||2929 km||1820 miles||1582 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Tue 4:32 PM||3023 km||1878 miles||1632 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 3:32 PM||3273 km||2034 miles||1768 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Wed 4:32 PM||3474 km||2159 miles||1876 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Tue 3:32 PM||3540 km||2200 miles||1911 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Tue 2:32 PM||3764 km||2339 miles||2033 nm|| W|
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