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 06:36:00 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: 61%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 02' ||North|
|Longitude: ||179° 60' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.62 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 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"||16.61 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 06.7"||996.78 mi||west||0° 10' 11.6"||11.68 mi||north||996.64 mi|
|24 hours||349° 13' 39.7"||737.90 mi||west||3° 51' 18.6"||264.98 mi||north||780.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Thu 6:36 PM||951 km||591 miles||513 nm|| SSE|
|Majuro||Fri 6:36 PM||975 km||606 miles||526 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Fri 6:36 PM||1066 km||662 miles||575 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Fri 6:36 PM||1733 km||1077 miles||936 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 6:36 PM||1832 km||1138 miles||989 nm|| S|
|Wake Island||Fri 6:36 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| NW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 7:36 PM||2156 km||1340 miles||1164 nm|| SSE|
|Midway||Thu 7:36 PM||2251 km||1399 miles||1216 nm|| N|
|Palikir||Fri 5:36 PM||2412 km||1499 miles||1302 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 8:36 PM||2583 km||1605 miles||1395 nm|| SSE|
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