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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 18:16:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 57' ||South|
|Longitude: ||173° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.68 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 30.6"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 35.9"||1001.36 mi||west||0° 11' 54.6"||13.64 mi||south||1001.33 mi|
|24 hours||12° 03' 49.2"||832.54 mi||east||4° 42' 05.5"||323.10 mi||south||889.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Sat 7:16 AM||267 km||166 miles||144 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Fri 6:16 AM||592 km||368 miles||319 nm|| NW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 7:16 AM||635 km||394 miles||343 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Sat 6:16 AM||988 km||614 miles||534 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sat 8:16 AM||1104 km||686 miles||596 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sat 6:16 AM||1655 km||1028 miles||894 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Fri 7:16 AM||1707 km||1061 miles||922 nm|| SSE|
|Suva *||Sat 7:16 AM||1821 km||1131 miles||983 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 8:16 AM||1869 km||1161 miles||1009 nm|| ENE|
|Nukualofa||Sat 7:16 AM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| S|
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