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 10:12:00 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 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||164° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.4"||938.49 mi||west||0° 01' 18.0"||1.49 mi||south||938.56 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 45.8"||757.61 mi||east||0° 57' 56.5"||66.44 mi||south||762.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 12:12 AM||727 km||452 miles||392 nm|| E|
|Midway||Wed 11:12 PM||1512 km||940 miles||817 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 12:12 AM||2247 km||1396 miles||1213 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Wed 10:12 PM||2608 km||1620 miles||1408 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Thu 10:12 PM||2985 km||1855 miles||1612 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Thu 10:12 PM||2991 km||1858 miles||1615 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Thu 10:12 PM||3225 km||2004 miles||1741 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:12 PM||3409 km||2118 miles||1841 nm|| SSW|
|Adak||Thu 12:12 AM||3597 km||2235 miles||1942 nm|| NNW|
|Unalaska||Thu 1:12 AM||3672 km||2282 miles||1983 nm|| N|
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