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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 10:30:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 24, 2012 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 12' ||North|
|Longitude: ||156° 06' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.96 meters/second, 1537.1 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 829.9 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' 31.7"||15.92 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||north||15.92 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 47.9"||954.87 mi||west||0° 05' 21.0"||6.13 mi||north||954.64 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 51.3"||749.09 mi||east||1° 44' 53.8"||120.26 mi||north||754.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Mon 10:30 PM||1119 km||695 miles||604 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Mon 9:30 PM||1269 km||788 miles||685 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Mon 8:30 PM||1323 km||822 miles||714 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Mon 10:30 PM||2044 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Mon 10:30 PM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm|| SSE|
|Yokohama||Mon 7:30 PM||2507 km||1558 miles||1354 nm|| NW|
|Tokyo||Mon 7:30 PM||2523 km||1568 miles||1362 nm|| NW|
|Melekeok||Mon 7:30 PM||2610 km||1622 miles||1409 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Mon 10:30 PM||2619 km||1627 miles||1414 nm|| SE|
|Midway||Sun 11:30 PM||2925 km||1817 miles||1579 nm|| ENE|
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