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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 08:14:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 00' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 30.7"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.0"||938.70 mi||west||0° 01' 13.6"||1.41 mi||north||938.64 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 49.4"||757.70 mi||east||0° 02' 40.1"||3.06 mi||north||757.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Tue 10:14 PM||1026 km||637 miles||554 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 10:14 PM||2326 km||1445 miles||1256 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Tue 9:14 PM||3079 km||1913 miles||1663 nm|| WNW|
|San Francisco||Wed 12:14 AM||3099 km||1926 miles||1673 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles||Wed 12:14 AM||3271 km||2033 miles||1766 nm|| ENE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 12:14 AM||3613 km||2245 miles||1951 nm|| NE|
|Seattle||Wed 12:14 AM||3765 km||2339 miles||2033 nm|| NNE|
|Phoenix||Wed 1:14 AM||3805 km||2364 miles||2054 nm|| ENE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 1:14 AM||3835 km||2383 miles||2071 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Tue 8:14 PM||3845 km||2389 miles||2076 nm|| WSW|
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