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 08:52:00 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: 52%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 10' ||North|
|Longitude: ||136° 13' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 53.4"||1003.72 mi||west||0° 11' 01.1"||12.62 mi||north||1003.68 mi|
|24 hours||10° 47' 08.7"||744.14 mi||east||4° 14' 29.1"||291.48 mi||north||796.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Melekeok||Thu 5:52 PM||408 km||254 miles||221 nm|| NNW|
|Manokwari||Thu 5:52 PM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm|| SSW|
|Jayapura||Thu 5:52 PM||894 km||556 miles||483 nm|| SE|
|Davao||Thu 4:52 PM||1218 km||757 miles||658 nm|| WNW|
|Manado||Thu 4:52 PM||1300 km||808 miles||702 nm|| WSW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Thu 6:52 PM||1392 km||865 miles||752 nm|| NE|
|Gorontalo||Thu 4:52 PM||1518 km||943 miles||820 nm|| WSW|
|Dili||Thu 5:52 PM||1838 km||1142 miles||992 nm|| SW|
|Palu||Thu 4:52 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| WSW|
|Darwin||Thu 6:22 PM||1934 km||1201 miles||1044 nm|| SSW|
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