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 22, 2012 at 05:44:00 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: 70%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||156° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.56 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 32.9"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 58.3"||985.39 mi||west||0° 09' 01.7"||10.34 mi||north||985.18 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 15.1"||737.41 mi||east||3° 19' 55.6"||229.08 mi||north||767.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 7:44 PM||1066 km||662 miles||576 nm|| N|
|Kiritimati||Sat 7:44 PM||1096 km||681 miles||592 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:44 PM||2539 km||1578 miles||1371 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Fri 6:44 PM||2825 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| NW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 6:44 PM||2841 km||1765 miles||1534 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Sat 7:44 PM||3287 km||2042 miles||1775 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Fri 7:44 PM||3331 km||2070 miles||1799 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:44 PM||3489 km||2168 miles||1884 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:44 PM||3543 km||2202 miles||1913 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Sat 5:44 PM||3567 km||2217 miles||1926 nm|| W|
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