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 09:42:00 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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 30.7"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.0"||938.50 mi||west||0° 01' 05.2"||1.25 mi||north||938.45 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 03.3"||757.81 mi||east||0° 00' 45.6"||0.87 mi||south||757.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Tue 10:42 PM||1158 km||719 miles||625 nm|| NW|
|Honolulu||Tue 11:42 PM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Tue 9:42 PM||2412 km||1499 miles||1302 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 11:42 PM||2466 km||1532 miles||1332 nm|| SSE|
|Wake Island||Wed 9:42 PM||2521 km||1566 miles||1361 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Wed 9:42 PM||2589 km||1609 miles||1398 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 9:42 PM||2882 km||1791 miles||1556 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 10:42 PM||3345 km||2079 miles||1806 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Wed 9:42 PM||3480 km||2162 miles||1879 nm|| SSW|
|Adak||Tue 11:42 PM||3504 km||2177 miles||1892 nm|| N|
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