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 Sunday, December 23, 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: 78%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 12' ||North|
|Longitude: ||158° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.07 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 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' 32.4"||16.18 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||16.18 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 30.6"||970.82 mi||west||0° 07' 27.7"||8.55 mi||north||970.57 mi|
|24 hours||11° 06' 33.5"||741.72 mi||east||2° 38' 58.6"||182.21 mi||north||758.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Sat 8:36 PM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm|| NE|
|Wailuku||Sat 8:36 PM||659 km||410 miles||356 nm|| NNE|
|Honolulu||Sat 8:36 PM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm|| N|
|Kiritimati||Sun 8:36 PM||1478 km||919 miles||798 nm|| S|
|Midway||Sat 7:36 PM||2434 km||1513 miles||1314 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Sat 6:36 PM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 7:36 PM||3066 km||1905 miles||1656 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Sun 6:36 PM||3439 km||2137 miles||1857 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Sun 6:36 PM||3498 km||2173 miles||1889 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sun 8:36 PM||3535 km||2196 miles||1909 nm|| SSW|
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