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 18, 2012 at 23:08:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 25' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.06 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 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"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||south||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 11.6"||957.35 mi||west||0° 07' 11.8"||8.25 mi||south||957.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 02.4"||781.22 mi||east||3° 16' 39.6"||225.39 mi||south||819.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 1:08 PM||1260 km||783 miles||680 nm|| ENE|
|Midway||Wed 12:08 PM||1464 km||910 miles||790 nm|| NNW|
|Baker Island||Wed 11:08 AM||2068 km||1285 miles||1116 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 1:08 PM||2150 km||1336 miles||1161 nm|| SE|
|Majuro||Thu 11:08 AM||2419 km||1503 miles||1306 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Thu 11:08 AM||2566 km||1595 miles||1386 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Thu 11:08 AM||2637 km||1639 miles||1424 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 12:08 PM||2971 km||1846 miles||1604 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:08 AM||3141 km||1952 miles||1696 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Thu 11:08 AM||3292 km||2045 miles||1777 nm|| SW|
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