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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||172° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 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' 30.6"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.5"||938.56 mi||west||0° 01' 20.9"||1.55 mi||south||938.63 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 40.8"||757.57 mi||east||0° 59' 05.7"||67.76 mi||south||763.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Wed 11:42 PM||982 km||610 miles||530 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Thu 12:42 AM||1479 km||919 miles||799 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Thu 10:42 PM||2230 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| W|
|Baker Island||Wed 10:42 PM||2327 km||1446 miles||1257 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Thu 10:42 PM||2349 km||1460 miles||1268 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 12:42 AM||2635 km||1638 miles||1423 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Thu 10:42 PM||2687 km||1669 miles||1451 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Thu 10:42 PM||3285 km||2041 miles||1774 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:42 PM||3336 km||2073 miles||1801 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Thu 10:42 PM||3378 km||2099 miles||1824 nm|| SSW|
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