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 05:18:00 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 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 31' ||North|
|Longitude: ||171° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.01 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 49.1"||1004.41 mi||west||0° 11' 07.5"||12.74 mi||north||1004.39 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 05.4"||745.80 mi||east||4° 17' 39.8"||295.11 mi||north||799.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Wed 5:18 PM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| SW|
|Rawaki||Thu 6:18 PM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Thu 6:18 PM||1426 km||886 miles||770 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Thu 7:18 PM||1629 km||1012 miles||880 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Thu 5:18 PM||1656 km||1029 miles||894 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Thu 5:18 PM||1696 km||1054 miles||916 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Thu 5:18 PM||1916 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| WNW|
|Apia *||Thu 7:18 PM||1918 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Thu 5:18 PM||2400 km||1491 miles||1296 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Wed 7:18 PM||2487 km||1545 miles||1343 nm|| NE|
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