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 06:34:00 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: 51%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.91 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 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' 50.7"||1004.18 mi||west||0° 11' 05.3"||12.70 mi||north||1004.15 mi|
|24 hours||349° 12' 16.3"||745.19 mi||west||4° 16' 33.4"||293.84 mi||north||798.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Thu 6:34 PM||412 km||256 miles||223 nm|| NNE|
|Tarawa||Thu 6:34 PM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Thu 6:34 PM||565 km||351 miles||305 nm|| SSW|
|Palikir||Thu 5:34 PM||1323 km||822 miles||715 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Wed 6:34 PM||1589 km||987 miles||858 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Thu 6:34 PM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| SE|
|Wake Island||Thu 6:34 PM||1750 km||1087 miles||945 nm|| N|
|Honiara||Thu 5:34 PM||1813 km||1127 miles||979 nm|| SW|
|Port Vila||Thu 5:34 PM||2381 km||1479 miles||1285 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Thu 7:34 PM||2566 km||1595 miles||1386 nm|| SE|
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