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 08:02:00 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 08:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 21' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 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' 52.5"||1003.89 mi||west||0° 11' 02.6"||12.65 mi||north||1003.85 mi|
|24 hours||10° 47' 20.7"||744.51 mi||east||4° 15' 14.6"||292.34 mi||north||797.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jayapura||Thu 5:02 PM||1117 km||694 miles||603 nm|| SW|
|Hagåtña||Thu 6:02 PM||1118 km||695 miles||604 nm|| NNW|
|Palikir||Thu 7:02 PM||1134 km||705 miles||613 nm|| ENE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 6:02 PM||1495 km||929 miles||807 nm|| S|
|Melekeok||Thu 5:02 PM||1568 km||974 miles||846 nm|| WNW|
|Manokwari||Thu 5:02 PM||1678 km||1043 miles||906 nm|| WSW|
|Honiara||Thu 7:02 PM||1967 km||1223 miles||1062 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Thu 8:02 PM||2126 km||1321 miles||1148 nm|| ESE|
|Cairns||Thu 6:02 PM||2333 km||1450 miles||1260 nm|| S|
|Majuro||Thu 8:02 PM||2555 km||1588 miles||1380 nm|| E|
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