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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:38:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||136° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.62 meters/second, 1561.0 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 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' 31.7"||16.17 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||south||16.17 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 47.7"||969.84 mi||west||0° 07' 41.2"||8.81 mi||south||970.17 mi|
|24 hours||11° 11' 06.2"||746.63 mi||east||3° 23' 16.4"||232.92 mi||south||787.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 12:38 AM||2362 km||1467 miles||1275 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 12:38 AM||2731 km||1697 miles||1475 nm|| WSW|
|Los Angeles||Sun 2:38 AM||2770 km||1721 miles||1496 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco||Sun 2:38 AM||2852 km||1772 miles||1540 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 3:38 AM||3029 km||1882 miles||1635 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas||Sun 2:38 AM||3134 km||1947 miles||1692 nm|| NE|
|Phoenix||Sun 3:38 AM||3174 km||1972 miles||1714 nm|| NE|
|Salt Lake City||Sun 3:38 AM||3693 km||2295 miles||1994 nm|| NE|
|Seattle||Sun 2:38 AM||3819 km||2373 miles||2062 nm|| NNE|
|Papeete||Sun 12:38 AM||3901 km||2424 miles||2106 nm|| SSW|
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