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 10:40:00 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: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||142° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.98 meters/second, 1558.7 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 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"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 24.9"||968.38 mi||west||0° 07' 10.5"||8.23 mi||north||968.13 mi|
|24 hours||11° 09' 03.2"||742.71 mi||east||2° 31' 36.2"||173.77 mi||north||758.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sun 8:40 PM||343 km||213 miles||185 nm|| SE|
|Saipan||Sun 8:40 PM||351 km||218 miles||189 nm|| E|
|Melekeok||Sun 7:40 PM||1250 km||777 miles||675 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Sun 9:40 PM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm|| ESE|
|Jayapura||Sun 7:40 PM||2026 km||1259 miles||1094 nm|| S|
|Manokwari||Sun 7:40 PM||2054 km||1277 miles||1109 nm|| SSW|
|Yokohama||Sun 7:40 PM||2207 km||1372 miles||1192 nm|| N|
|Osaka||Sun 7:40 PM||2216 km||1377 miles||1197 nm|| NNW|
|Kobe||Sun 7:40 PM||2229 km||1385 miles||1203 nm|| NNW|
|Nagoya||Sun 7:40 PM||2229 km||1385 miles||1203 nm|| NNW|
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