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 Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 11:36:00 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: 93%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 18' ||North|
|Longitude: ||143° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.91 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.3 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' 31.1"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 10.0"||948.05 mi||west||0° 04' 19.9"||4.97 mi||south||948.27 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 29.2"||747.16 mi||east||2° 08' 00.4"||146.74 mi||south||766.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sat 1:36 AM||1502 km||933 miles||811 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 1:36 AM||2438 km||1515 miles||1317 nm|| SW|
|San Francisco||Sat 3:36 AM||2901 km||1802 miles||1566 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles||Sat 3:36 AM||2995 km||1861 miles||1617 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas||Sat 3:36 AM||3350 km||2082 miles||1809 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 4:36 AM||3478 km||2161 miles||1878 nm|| ENE|
|Phoenix||Sat 4:36 AM||3499 km||2174 miles||1889 nm|| ENE|
|Midway||Sat 12:36 AM||3565 km||2215 miles||1925 nm|| WNW|
|Seattle||Sat 3:36 AM||3686 km||2290 miles||1990 nm|| NNE|
|Vancouver||Sat 3:36 AM||3798 km||2360 miles||2051 nm|| NNE|
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