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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 14:24:00 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: 91%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||179° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.00 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 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' 32.2"||16.44 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 20.0"||986.40 mi||west||0° 09' 28.2"||10.85 mi||south||986.73 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 48.4"||747.24 mi||east||4° 01' 11.5"||276.29 mi||south||800.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Tue 2:24 AM||1069 km||664 miles||577 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Mon 2:24 AM||1284 km||798 miles||693 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Tue 2:24 AM||1336 km||830 miles||721 nm|| SW|
|Wake Island||Tue 2:24 AM||1686 km||1047 miles||910 nm|| WNW|
|Midway||Mon 3:24 AM||1897 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| N|
|Yaren||Tue 2:24 AM||1949 km||1211 miles||1052 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Tue 2:24 AM||2189 km||1360 miles||1182 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Tue 1:24 AM||2447 km||1521 miles||1321 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 3:24 AM||2479 km||1540 miles||1338 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Mon 4:24 AM||2610 km||1622 miles||1409 nm|| ENE|
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