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 10:32:00 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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 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' 01.2"||0.02 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.5"||938.54 mi||west||0° 01' 19.10"||1.53 mi||south||938.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 42.4"||757.58 mi||east||0° 58' 42.6"||67.32 mi||south||762.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Wed 11:32 PM||1134 km||704 miles||612 nm|| NW|
|Honolulu||Thu 12:32 AM||1228 km||763 miles||663 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Wed 10:32 PM||2396 km||1489 miles||1294 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Thu 10:32 PM||2482 km||1542 miles||1340 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 12:32 AM||2485 km||1544 miles||1342 nm|| SE|
|Majuro||Thu 10:32 PM||2554 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Thu 10:32 PM||2853 km||1773 miles||1541 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:32 PM||3340 km||2075 miles||1803 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Thu 10:32 PM||3462 km||2151 miles||1869 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Thu 10:32 PM||3473 km||2158 miles||1875 nm|| SW|
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