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 11:40:00 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: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 24, 2012 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 19' ||North|
|Longitude: ||139° 09' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.69 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 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"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||north||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 46.1"||954.26 mi||west||0° 05' 15.2"||6.02 mi||north||954.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 24' 32.7"||749.40 mi||east||1° 42' 28.0"||117.47 mi||north||754.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Mon 9:40 PM||784 km||487 miles||423 nm|| ESE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Mon 9:40 PM||804 km||500 miles||434 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Mon 8:40 PM||1292 km||803 miles||698 nm|| SSW|
|Kumamoto||Mon 8:40 PM||1814 km||1127 miles||979 nm|| NNW|
|Hamamatsu||Mon 8:40 PM||1823 km||1132 miles||984 nm|| N|
|Osaka||Mon 8:40 PM||1848 km||1148 miles||998 nm|| N|
|Shizuoka||Mon 8:40 PM||1849 km||1149 miles||998 nm|| N|
|Kobe||Mon 8:40 PM||1857 km||1154 miles||1002 nm|| NNW|
|Kyoto||Mon 8:40 PM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| N|
|Nagoya||Mon 8:40 PM||1881 km||1169 miles||1016 nm|| N|
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