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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||170° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 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' 39.7"||938.72 mi||west||0° 01' 27.9"||1.68 mi||south||938.80 mi|
|24 hours||348° 17' 31.8"||757.47 mi||west||1° 01' 46.9"||70.84 mi||south||763.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Thu 11:52 PM||482 km||300 miles||261 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Thu 12:52 AM||1439 km||894 miles||777 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Thu 11:52 PM||1506 km||936 miles||813 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Thu 10:52 PM||2063 km||1282 miles||1114 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Thu 11:52 PM||2151 km||1336 miles||1161 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Thu 11:52 PM||2397 km||1489 miles||1294 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Wed 11:52 PM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm|| SSE|
|Hagåtña||Thu 9:52 PM||2902 km||1803 miles||1567 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 1:52 AM||3234 km||2009 miles||1746 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:52 PM||3361 km||2088 miles||1815 nm|| SSE|
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