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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 05:18:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||161° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 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"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 06.4"||997.31 mi||west||0° 10' 15.2"||11.74 mi||north||997.17 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 09.8"||738.10 mi||east||3° 52' 52.5"||266.77 mi||north||781.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 7:18 PM||778 km||483 miles||420 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Thu 7:18 PM||1534 km||953 miles||828 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Thu 5:18 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 6:18 PM||2207 km||1371 miles||1192 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Fri 7:18 PM||2668 km||1658 miles||1441 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Thu 6:18 PM||2834 km||1761 miles||1530 nm|| NW|
|Funafuti||Fri 5:18 PM||2834 km||1761 miles||1530 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Fri 5:18 PM||2959 km||1839 miles||1598 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Fri 5:18 PM||3059 km||1901 miles||1652 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 7:18 PM||3076 km||1911 miles||1661 nm|| SSE|
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