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 07:42:00 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 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||153° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.81 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 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' 32.9"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 52.1"||1003.96 mi||west||0° 11' 03.2"||12.66 mi||north||1003.92 mi|
|24 hours||10° 47' 25.7"||744.66 mi||east||4° 15' 32.7"||292.69 mi||north||797.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Palikir||Thu 6:42 PM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm|| ENE|
|Kolonia||Thu 6:42 PM||648 km||403 miles||350 nm|| ENE|
|Hagåtña||Thu 5:42 PM||1403 km||872 miles||758 nm|| NW|
|Jayapura||Thu 4:42 PM||1564 km||972 miles||845 nm|| WSW|
|Yaren||Thu 7:42 PM||1605 km||997 miles||867 nm|| ESE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 5:42 PM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm|| SSW|
|Honiara||Thu 6:42 PM||1660 km||1031 miles||896 nm|| SSE|
|Majuro||Thu 7:42 PM||2026 km||1259 miles||1094 nm|| E|
|Melekeok||Thu 4:42 PM||2094 km||1301 miles||1130 nm|| WNW|
|Manokwari||Thu 4:42 PM||2194 km||1363 miles||1185 nm|| WSW|
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