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 11:02:00 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||176° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.71 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.9 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"||938.60 mi||west||0° 01' 23.0"||1.59 mi||south||938.68 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 37.1"||757.54 mi||east||0° 59' 51.8"||68.64 mi||south||763.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 12:02 AM||825 km||513 miles||445 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Thu 11:02 PM||1726 km||1073 miles||932 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Thu 11:02 PM||1978 km||1229 miles||1068 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Thu 1:02 AM||1981 km||1231 miles||1070 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Wed 11:02 PM||2277 km||1415 miles||1230 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Thu 11:02 PM||2406 km||1495 miles||1299 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Thu 11:02 PM||2942 km||1828 miles||1589 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:02 AM||2983 km||1854 miles||1611 nm|| SE|
|Palikir||Thu 10:02 PM||3091 km||1921 miles||1669 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:02 PM||3268 km||2030 miles||1764 nm|| S|
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