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 05:24:00 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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 49' ||North|
|Longitude: ||162° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 33.0"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 06.4"||997.27 mi||west||0° 10' 14.9"||11.74 mi||north||997.13 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 10.7"||738.09 mi||east||3° 52' 45.4"||266.63 mi||north||781.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 7:24 PM||876 km||545 miles||473 nm|| SE|
|Honolulu||Thu 7:24 PM||1575 km||979 miles||851 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Thu 5:24 PM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 6:24 PM||2131 km||1324 miles||1151 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Fri 7:24 PM||2603 km||1617 miles||1406 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 5:24 PM||2713 km||1686 miles||1465 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Thu 6:24 PM||2743 km||1704 miles||1481 nm|| NNW|
|Tarawa||Fri 5:24 PM||2803 km||1742 miles||1513 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Fri 5:24 PM||2898 km||1801 miles||1565 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 6:24 PM||3081 km||1914 miles||1663 nm|| SSW|
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