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 Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 11:38:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 07' ||North|
|Longitude: ||176° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.64 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.2 miles/hour or 811.8 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' 28.2"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 21.0"||933.97 mi||west||0° 04' 33.3"||5.22 mi||south||934.22 mi|
|24 hours||347° 23' 32.4"||813.69 mi||west||2° 20' 55.1"||161.57 mi||south||835.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sun 11:38 PM||1004 km||624 miles||542 nm|| W|
|Midway||Sun 12:38 AM||1029 km||639 miles||555 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Sun 11:38 PM||1632 km||1014 miles||881 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Sun 11:38 PM||2205 km||1370 miles||1191 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Sat 11:38 PM||2453 km||1524 miles||1325 nm|| SSE|
|Palikir||Sun 10:38 PM||2486 km||1545 miles||1342 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Sun 11:38 PM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Sun 1:38 AM||2705 km||1681 miles||1461 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Sun 11:38 PM||3297 km||2048 miles||1780 nm|| S|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sun 9:38 PM||3427 km||2130 miles||1851 nm|| W|
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