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 11:22:00 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 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 46' ||North|
|Longitude: ||178° 15' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.73 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 01.3"||0.03 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.5"||938.65 mi||west||0° 01' 24.9"||1.62 mi||south||938.73 mi|
|24 hours||348° 17' 26.3"||757.51 mi||west||1° 00' 37.8"||69.52 mi||south||763.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 12:22 AM||936 km||582 miles||506 nm|| NNE|
|Wake Island||Thu 11:22 PM||1224 km||761 miles||661 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Thu 11:22 PM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Thu 11:22 PM||2215 km||1377 miles||1196 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Wed 11:22 PM||2347 km||1459 miles||1267 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Thu 1:22 AM||2483 km||1543 miles||1341 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Thu 10:22 PM||2651 km||1647 miles||1432 nm|| WSW|
|Yaren||Thu 11:22 PM||2660 km||1653 miles||1436 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:22 PM||3241 km||2014 miles||1750 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:22 AM||3377 km||2099 miles||1824 nm|| SE|
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