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 Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 00:08:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||165° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.89 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 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' 30.2"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||south||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.5"||948.00 mi||west||0° 05' 40.5"||6.51 mi||south||948.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 15.1"||771.59 mi||east||2° 41' 46.0"||185.43 mi||south||799.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 2:08 PM||820 km||510 miles||443 nm|| ENE|
|Midway||Wed 1:08 PM||1584 km||984 miles||855 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 2:08 PM||2101 km||1305 miles||1134 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Wed 12:08 PM||2421 km||1504 miles||1307 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Thu 12:08 PM||2861 km||1778 miles||1545 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Thu 12:08 PM||2941 km||1827 miles||1588 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Thu 12:08 PM||3067 km||1906 miles||1656 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 1:08 PM||3217 km||1999 miles||1737 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 12:08 PM||3495 km||2172 miles||1887 nm|| SSW|
|Apia||Thu 1:08 PM||3713 km||2307 miles||2005 nm|| SSW|
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