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 06:18:00 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 06:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 34' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.7 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' 50.4"||1004.23 mi||west||0° 11' 05.6"||12.71 mi||north||1004.20 mi|
|24 hours||349° 12' 12.0"||745.32 mi||west||4° 16' 47.4"||294.11 mi||north||798.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tarawa||Thu 6:18 PM||260 km||161 miles||140 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Thu 6:18 PM||463 km||288 miles||250 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Thu 6:18 PM||875 km||544 miles||472 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Wed 6:18 PM||1174 km||729 miles||634 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Thu 6:18 PM||1490 km||926 miles||804 nm|| SSE|
|Palikir||Thu 5:18 PM||1743 km||1083 miles||941 nm|| WNW|
|Wake Island||Thu 6:18 PM||1881 km||1169 miles||1016 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Thu 5:18 PM||2094 km||1301 miles||1131 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 7:18 PM||2221 km||1380 miles||1199 nm|| SE|
|Port Vila||Thu 5:18 PM||2439 km||1516 miles||1317 nm|| SSW|
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