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 18:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||177° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.63 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 34.6"||1001.26 mi||west||0° 11' 54.5"||13.64 mi||south||1001.23 mi|
|24 hours||12° 04' 22.5"||833.11 mi||east||4° 41' 56.9"||322.93 mi||south||890.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Fri 6:36 AM||493 km||306 miles||266 nm|| NNE|
|Funafuti||Sat 6:36 AM||589 km||366 miles||318 nm|| SSW|
|Rawaki||Sat 7:36 AM||804 km||500 miles||434 nm|| E|
|Fakaofo||Sat 7:36 AM||949 km||590 miles||513 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Sat 6:36 AM||1172 km||729 miles||633 nm|| WNW|
|Apia *||Sat 8:36 AM||1281 km||796 miles||692 nm|| SSE|
|Suva *||Sat 7:36 AM||1612 km||1002 miles||870 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Sat 6:36 AM||1725 km||1072 miles||932 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Sat 6:36 AM||1727 km||1073 miles||932 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Fri 7:36 AM||1879 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| SSE|
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