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 03:52:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||151° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 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"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 47.2"||1004.65 mi||west||0° 11' 09.9"||12.79 mi||north||1004.63 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 32.2"||746.52 mi||east||4° 18' 53.2"||296.51 mi||north||801.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:52 PM||716 km||445 miles||387 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:52 PM||2131 km||1324 miles||1150 nm|| NNW|
|Papeete||Wed 5:52 PM||2304 km||1432 miles||1244 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:52 PM||2639 km||1640 miles||1425 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Wed 3:52 PM||2850 km||1771 miles||1539 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:52 PM||2870 km||1784 miles||1550 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Thu 5:52 PM||2968 km||1844 miles||1602 nm|| SW|
|Alofi||Wed 4:52 PM||3218 km||2000 miles||1738 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:52 PM||3548 km||2205 miles||1916 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 4:52 PM||3770 km||2343 miles||2036 nm|| SW|
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