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, January 6, 2012 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: 91%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 6, 2012 at 08:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 22' ||North|
|Longitude: ||160° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.48 meters/second, 1492.1 km/hour, 927.2 miles/hour or 805.7 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' 29.1"||15.45 mi||west||0° 00' 01.5"||0.03 mi||north||15.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 13.2"||926.86 mi||west||0° 01' 29.1"||1.70 mi||north||926.78 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 35.2"||797.24 mi||east||0° 04' 00.1"||4.59 mi||north||797.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lihue||Thu 10:16 PM||108 km||67 miles||58 nm|| ESE|
|Honolulu||Thu 10:16 PM||280 km||174 miles||151 nm|| ESE|
|Wailuku||Thu 10:16 PM||428 km||266 miles||231 nm|| ESE|
|Hilo||Thu 10:16 PM||619 km||385 miles||334 nm|| ESE|
|Midway||Thu 9:16 PM||1833 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:16 PM||2291 km||1423 miles||1237 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Thu 8:16 PM||3014 km||1873 miles||1627 nm|| SW|
|Wake Island||Fri 8:16 PM||3448 km||2143 miles||1862 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Fri 8:16 PM||3487 km||2166 miles||1883 nm|| WSW|
|Unalaska||Thu 11:16 PM||3536 km||2197 miles||1910 nm|| N|
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