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 03:02:00 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: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 03:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 05' ||North|
|Longitude: ||138° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 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' 32.7"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 46.0"||1004.77 mi||west||0° 11' 11.3"||12.81 mi||north||1004.76 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 49.0"||746.95 mi||east||4° 19' 35.1"||297.31 mi||north||801.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:02 PM||2052 km||1275 miles||1108 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 5:02 PM||2563 km||1593 miles||1384 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:02 PM||2875 km||1787 miles||1553 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Wed 7:02 PM||3258 km||2024 miles||1759 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:02 PM||3523 km||2189 miles||1902 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:02 PM||3840 km||2386 miles||2073 nm|| WSW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 7:02 PM||4043 km||2512 miles||2183 nm|| NNE|
|Apia *||Thu 5:02 PM||4081 km||2536 miles||2204 nm|| WSW|
|Hermosillo||Wed 8:02 PM||4124 km||2562 miles||2227 nm|| NE|
|Alofi||Wed 4:02 PM||4185 km||2601 miles||2260 nm|| SW|
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