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 06:36:00 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: 70%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 14' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.34 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 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' 33.0"||16.42 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 57.6"||984.91 mi||west||0° 08' 58.7"||10.29 mi||north||984.69 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 38.0"||737.49 mi||east||3° 18' 37.3"||227.59 mi||north||767.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Fri 6:36 PM||1520 km||945 miles||821 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Fri 8:36 PM||1600 km||994 miles||864 nm|| NE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 8:36 PM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| SE|
|Midway||Fri 7:36 PM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm|| NNW|
|Majuro||Sat 6:36 PM||2210 km||1373 miles||1193 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Sat 6:36 PM||2278 km||1415 miles||1230 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 7:36 PM||2360 km||1467 miles||1275 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Sat 6:36 PM||2593 km||1611 miles||1400 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Sat 6:36 PM||2710 km||1684 miles||1463 nm|| WNW|
|Apia *||Sat 8:36 PM||2858 km||1776 miles||1543 nm|| S|
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