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.
December Solstice 2014
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 23:02:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||167° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.45 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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' 24.7"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 46.8"||944.78 mi||west||0° 00' 38.4"||0.74 mi||north||944.81 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 17.6"||927.87 mi||east||0° 50' 03.3"||57.38 mi||north||931.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alofi||Sun 12:02 PM||236 km||147 miles||128 nm|| WSW|
|Pago Pago||Sun 12:02 PM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm|| NNW|
|Neiafu||Mon 12:02 PM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Mon 1:02 PM||686 km||427 miles||371 nm|| NW|
|Pangai||Mon 12:02 PM||710 km||441 miles||383 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Mon 12:02 PM||831 km||516 miles||449 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Sun 1:02 PM||879 km||546 miles||475 nm|| ESE|
|Fakaofo||Mon 12:02 PM||1094 km||680 miles||591 nm|| NNW|
|Suva *||Mon 12:02 PM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Mon 11:02 AM||1803 km||1120 miles||973 nm|| NW|
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