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 09:16:00 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: 92%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 6, 2012 at 09:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||174° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.39 meters/second, 1491.8 km/hour, 927.0 miles/hour or 805.5 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' 29.1"||15.45 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||north||15.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 11.0"||926.65 mi||west||0° 01' 22.4"||1.58 mi||north||926.58 mi|
|24 hours||12° 28' 16.9"||797.84 mi||east||0° 01' 13.1"||1.40 mi||north||797.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 10:16 PM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Thu 11:16 PM||1755 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Fri 9:16 PM||1959 km||1217 miles||1058 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Fri 9:16 PM||2257 km||1403 miles||1219 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 9:16 PM||2462 km||1530 miles||1329 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Fri 9:16 PM||2669 km||1659 miles||1441 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:16 PM||2954 km||1836 miles||1595 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Fri 9:16 PM||3219 km||2000 miles||1738 nm|| SW|
|Adak||Thu 11:16 PM||3275 km||2035 miles||1769 nm|| N|
|Palikir||Fri 8:16 PM||3367 km||2092 miles||1818 nm|| WSW|
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