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 05:24:00 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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 32' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 21' ||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' 32.8"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 49.3"||1004.39 mi||west||0° 11' 07.2"||12.74 mi||north||1004.37 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 03.6"||745.75 mi||east||4° 17' 34.5"||295.01 mi||north||799.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Wed 5:24 PM||507 km||315 miles||274 nm|| SW|
|Rawaki||Thu 6:24 PM||854 km||531 miles||461 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 6:24 PM||1445 km||898 miles||780 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Thu 5:24 PM||1536 km||955 miles||830 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 5:24 PM||1567 km||974 miles||846 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Thu 5:24 PM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 7:24 PM||1790 km||1112 miles||967 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Thu 7:24 PM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Thu 5:24 PM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Wed 6:24 PM||2526 km||1569 miles||1364 nm|| S|
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