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 07:52:00 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 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||161° 34' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.38 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 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"||16.60 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.19 mi||north||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 06.6"||996.24 mi||west||0° 10' 08.3"||11.61 mi||north||996.10 mi|
|24 hours||10° 46' 31.7"||737.73 mi||east||3° 49' 46.1"||263.22 mi||north||779.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kolonia||Fri 6:52 PM||396 km||246 miles||214 nm|| WSW|
|Palikir||Fri 6:52 PM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Fri 7:52 PM||1070 km||665 miles||578 nm|| E|
|Yaren||Fri 7:52 PM||1138 km||707 miles||615 nm|| SSE|
|Wake Island||Fri 7:52 PM||1339 km||832 miles||723 nm|| NNE|
|Tarawa||Fri 7:52 PM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm|| ESE|
|Hagåtña||Fri 5:52 PM||1926 km||1197 miles||1040 nm|| WNW|
|Honiara||Fri 6:52 PM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Fri 5:52 PM||2524 km||1568 miles||1363 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 7:52 PM||2594 km||1612 miles||1400 nm|| ESE|
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