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 06:26:00 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||166° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.38 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 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"||16.42 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 57.7"||985.01 mi||west||0° 08' 59.2"||10.30 mi||north||984.79 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 33.6"||737.48 mi||east||3° 18' 52.4"||227.88 mi||north||767.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 8:26 PM||1416 km||880 miles||765 nm|| NE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 8:26 PM||1522 km||946 miles||822 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Fri 6:26 PM||1675 km||1041 miles||904 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Fri 7:26 PM||2118 km||1316 miles||1144 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 7:26 PM||2398 km||1490 miles||1295 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Sat 6:26 PM||2469 km||1534 miles||1333 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Sat 6:26 PM||2511 km||1560 miles||1356 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sat 6:26 PM||2733 km||1698 miles||1476 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Sat 8:26 PM||2894 km||1798 miles||1562 nm|| S|
|Wake Island||Sat 6:26 PM||2959 km||1839 miles||1598 nm|| WNW|
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