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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 60' ||North|
|Longitude: ||136° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.18 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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' 31.1"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||south||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 14.7"||955.39 mi||west||0° 05' 43.8"||6.57 mi||south||955.67 mi|
|24 hours||11° 24' 01.3"||750.15 mi||east||2° 39' 59.7"||183.38 mi||south||777.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 11:52 PM||2249 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| WNW|
|Tijuana||Sat 1:52 AM||2545 km||1581 miles||1374 nm|| NE|
|San Diego||Sat 1:52 AM||2546 km||1582 miles||1375 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles||Sat 1:52 AM||2554 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| NE|
|San Jose||Sat 1:52 AM||2585 km||1606 miles||1396 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco||Sat 1:52 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm|| NNE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 11:52 PM||2876 km||1787 miles||1553 nm|| SW|
|Hermosillo||Sat 2:52 AM||2889 km||1795 miles||1560 nm|| ENE|
|Las Vegas||Sat 1:52 AM||2918 km||1813 miles||1576 nm|| NE|
|Phoenix||Sat 2:52 AM||2991 km||1859 miles||1615 nm|| NE|
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