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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 08:42:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||North|
|Longitude: ||143° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 30.6"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.4"||938.31 mi||west||0° 01' 09.2"||1.32 mi||south||938.37 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 00.2"||757.72 mi||east||0° 54' 28.5"||62.46 mi||south||762.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Wed 10:42 PM||1538 km||956 miles||830 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:42 PM||2608 km||1620 miles||1408 nm|| SW|
|San Francisco||Thu 12:42 AM||2734 km||1699 miles||1476 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 12:42 AM||2845 km||1768 miles||1536 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas||Thu 12:42 AM||3198 km||1987 miles||1727 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 1:42 AM||3356 km||2085 miles||1812 nm|| ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 1:42 AM||3358 km||2087 miles||1813 nm|| ENE|
|Seattle||Thu 12:42 AM||3508 km||2180 miles||1894 nm|| NNE|
|Midway||Wed 9:42 PM||3559 km||2212 miles||1922 nm|| WNW|
|Vancouver||Thu 12:42 AM||3619 km||2249 miles||1954 nm|| NNE|
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