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 16, 2011 at 17:38:00 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: 64%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 16, 2011 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||167° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.88 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 30.7"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 12.8"||0.25 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 50.6"||1001.83 mi||west||0° 12' 55.0"||14.79 mi||south||1002.06 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 43.1"||809.57 mi||east||5° 15' 20.4"||361.14 mi||south||887.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Yaren||Sat 5:38 AM||485 km||301 miles||262 nm|| S|
|Majuro||Sat 5:38 AM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm|| NE|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:38 AM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Sat 4:38 AM||1110 km||689 miles||599 nm|| WNW|
|Honiara||Sat 4:38 AM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Sat 5:38 AM||1718 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:38 AM||1806 km||1122 miles||975 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:38 AM||1868 km||1161 miles||1009 nm|| SE|
|Port Vila||Sat 4:38 AM||2381 km||1479 miles||1286 nm|| S|
|Suva *||Sat 6:38 AM||2696 km||1675 miles||1456 nm|| SSE|
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