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 10:20:00 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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||143° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 15.3"||955.64 mi||west||0° 05' 46.2"||6.61 mi||south||955.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 46.4"||750.07 mi||east||2° 40' 53.1"||184.40 mi||south||777.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sat 12:20 AM||1554 km||966 miles||839 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 12:20 AM||2338 km||1453 miles||1262 nm|| SW|
|San Francisco||Sat 2:20 AM||3003 km||1866 miles||1622 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles||Sat 2:20 AM||3075 km||1911 miles||1660 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas||Sat 2:20 AM||3433 km||2133 miles||1854 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Sat 3:20 AM||3525 km||2190 miles||1903 nm|| ENE|
|Phoenix||Sat 3:20 AM||3566 km||2216 miles||1926 nm|| NE|
|Midway||Fri 11:20 PM||3641 km||2263 miles||1966 nm|| WNW|
|Seattle||Sat 2:20 AM||3811 km||2368 miles||2058 nm|| NNE|
|Vancouver||Sat 2:20 AM||3926 km||2440 miles||2120 nm|| NNE|
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