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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 02:12:00 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: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 02:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 56' ||North|
|Longitude: ||126° 48' ||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' 32.6"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 44.7"||1004.89 mi||west||0° 11' 12.7"||12.84 mi||north||1004.89 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 06.6"||747.40 mi||east||4° 20' 16.4"||298.09 mi||north||802.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 6:12 PM||3118 km||1938 miles||1684 nm|| S|
|Hermosillo||Wed 7:12 PM||3342 km||2077 miles||1805 nm|| NNE|
|Papeete||Wed 4:12 PM||3373 km||2096 miles||1821 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:12 PM||3398 km||2111 miles||1835 nm|| W|
|Mexico City||Wed 8:12 PM||3519 km||2186 miles||1900 nm|| ENE|
|Los Angeles||Wed 6:12 PM||3557 km||2210 miles||1921 nm|| NNE|
|Phoenix||Wed 7:12 PM||3709 km||2305 miles||2003 nm|| NNE|
|Easter Island *||Wed 9:12 PM||3815 km||2370 miles||2060 nm|| SSE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 6:12 PM||3866 km||2402 miles||2088 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco||Wed 6:12 PM||3883 km||2413 miles||2096 nm|| N|
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