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 10:52:00 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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||174° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.70 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"||0.03 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.5"||938.58 mi||west||0° 01' 22.0"||1.57 mi||south||938.65 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 39.0"||757.56 mi||east||0° 59' 28.8"||68.20 mi||south||763.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Wed 11:52 PM||873 km||542 miles||471 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Thu 12:52 AM||1730 km||1075 miles||934 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Thu 10:52 PM||1978 km||1229 miles||1068 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Thu 10:52 PM||2156 km||1340 miles||1164 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Wed 10:52 PM||2287 km||1421 miles||1235 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Thu 10:52 PM||2536 km||1576 miles||1370 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 12:52 AM||2803 km||1741 miles||1513 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Thu 10:52 PM||3107 km||1931 miles||1678 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Thu 10:52 PM||3313 km||2058 miles||1789 nm|| SSW|
|Palikir||Thu 9:52 PM||3320 km||2063 miles||1793 nm|| WSW|
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