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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 12' ||North|
|Longitude: ||174° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.09 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 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' 32.2"||16.44 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 20.3"||986.60 mi||west||0° 09' 29.5"||10.87 mi||south||986.93 mi|
|24 hours||348° 59' 16.6"||747.30 mi||west||4° 01' 36.8"||276.77 mi||south||801.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Tue 2:46 AM||589 km||366 miles||318 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Tue 2:46 AM||1098 km||682 miles||593 nm|| S|
|Wake Island||Tue 2:46 AM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Tue 2:46 AM||1556 km||967 miles||840 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Mon 2:46 AM||1562 km||971 miles||843 nm|| SE|
|Palikir||Tue 1:46 AM||1875 km||1165 miles||1012 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Mon 3:46 AM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm|| NNE|
|Funafuti||Tue 2:46 AM||2238 km||1391 miles||1208 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Tue 3:46 AM||2758 km||1714 miles||1489 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Tue 1:46 AM||2804 km||1742 miles||1514 nm|| SW|
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