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 05:28:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||174° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.00 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 32.7"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 49.3"||1004.38 mi||west||0° 11' 07.2"||12.74 mi||north||1004.36 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 02.3"||745.72 mi||east||4° 17' 31.1"||294.94 mi||north||799.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Wed 5:28 PM||442 km||274 miles||238 nm|| SSW|
|Rawaki||Thu 6:28 PM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Thu 5:28 PM||1430 km||889 miles||772 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 6:28 PM||1468 km||912 miles||793 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Thu 5:28 PM||1515 km||941 miles||818 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Thu 5:28 PM||1654 km||1028 miles||893 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 7:28 PM||1897 km||1179 miles||1025 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Thu 7:28 PM||1942 km||1207 miles||1049 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Thu 5:28 PM||2136 km||1327 miles||1153 nm|| WSW|
|Suva *||Thu 6:28 PM||2527 km||1570 miles||1364 nm|| SSW|
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