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 Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 18:16:00 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: 44%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 26' ||North|
|Longitude: ||179° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.77 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 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' 33.1"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 07.7"||979.13 mi||west||0° 08' 46.0"||10.04 mi||north||978.88 mi|
|24 hours||349° 07' 53.9"||731.31 mi||west||3° 12' 28.8"||220.58 mi||north||758.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Thu 6:16 AM||1185 km||736 miles||640 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Wed 6:16 AM||1516 km||942 miles||819 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Thu 6:16 AM||1535 km||954 miles||829 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Thu 6:16 AM||1561 km||970 miles||843 nm|| WNW|
|Midway||Wed 7:16 AM||1659 km||1031 miles||896 nm|| N|
|Yaren||Thu 6:16 AM||2111 km||1312 miles||1140 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Thu 6:16 AM||2429 km||1510 miles||1312 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Thu 5:16 AM||2493 km||1549 miles||1346 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 8:16 AM||2510 km||1560 miles||1355 nm|| ENE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 7:16 AM||2703 km||1680 miles||1460 nm|| SSE|
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