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 02:52:00 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: 39%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 31' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 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' 54.9"||1004.90 mi||west||0° 11' 38.3"||13.33 mi||north||1005.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 12.6"||764.36 mi||east||4° 35' 03.9"||315.01 mi||north||826.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:52 PM||1152 km||716 miles||622 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Tue 4:52 PM||1784 km||1109 miles||964 nm|| S|
|Rarotonga||Tue 4:52 PM||2552 km||1586 miles||1378 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 3:52 PM||2762 km||1716 miles||1491 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 4:52 PM||2764 km||1718 miles||1493 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Wed 4:52 PM||2994 km||1860 miles||1617 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Tue 3:52 PM||3116 km||1936 miles||1682 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Tue 6:52 PM||3209 km||1994 miles||1733 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Tue 2:52 PM||3226 km||2004 miles||1742 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Wed 3:52 PM||3703 km||2301 miles||1999 nm|| SW|
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