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 Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 08:16:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 08:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||164° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.30 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 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' 32.2"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 17.4"||960.08 mi||west||0° 07' 29.5"||8.59 mi||north||959.79 mi|
|24 hours||11° 19' 30.3"||747.96 mi||east||2° 38' 07.9"||181.28 mi||north||764.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Tue 10:16 PM||844 km||525 miles||456 nm|| ENE|
|Midway||Tue 9:16 PM||1770 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 10:16 PM||1892 km||1175 miles||1021 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Tue 8:16 PM||2293 km||1425 miles||1238 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Wed 8:16 PM||2848 km||1770 miles||1538 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 8:16 PM||3008 km||1869 miles||1624 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Wed 8:16 PM||3032 km||1884 miles||1637 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 9:16 PM||3039 km||1888 miles||1641 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 8:16 PM||3362 km||2089 miles||1815 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Tue 10:16 PM||3533 km||2195 miles||1908 nm|| SSW|
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