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 9, 2011 at 10:28:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 9, 2011 at 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.23 meters/second, 1498.4 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 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' 29.7"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 47.0"||930.77 mi||west||0° 02' 58.0"||3.40 mi||north||930.62 mi|
|24 hours||12° 15' 05.5"||786.72 mi||east||0° 41' 00.5"||47.03 mi||north||786.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 11:28 PM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Fri 12:28 AM||1617 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Fri 10:28 PM||2092 km||1300 miles||1129 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Fri 10:28 PM||2316 km||1439 miles||1250 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 10:28 PM||2419 km||1503 miles||1306 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Fri 10:28 PM||2696 km||1675 miles||1456 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 12:28 AM||2819 km||1752 miles||1522 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Fri 10:28 PM||3268 km||2031 miles||1764 nm|| SW|
|Adak||Fri 12:28 AM||3341 km||2076 miles||1804 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Fri 10:28 PM||3454 km||2146 miles||1865 nm|| SSW|
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