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 15:56:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||157° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.38 meters/second, 1589.0 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 858.0 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' 32.4"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 21.5"||987.25 mi||west||0° 09' 33.3"||10.95 mi||south||987.57 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 28.3"||747.49 mi||east||4° 02' 55.9"||278.28 mi||south||801.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kolonia||Tue 2:56 AM||452 km||281 miles||244 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Tue 2:56 AM||456 km||284 miles||246 nm|| S|
|Wake Island||Tue 3:56 AM||1326 km||824 miles||716 nm|| NE|
|Hagåtña||Tue 1:56 AM||1436 km||892 miles||775 nm|| WNW|
|Majuro||Tue 3:56 AM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| ESE|
|Yaren||Tue 3:56 AM||1634 km||1015 miles||882 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Tue 3:56 AM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm|| ESE|
|Honiara||Tue 2:56 AM||2275 km||1414 miles||1228 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Tue 12:56 AM||2407 km||1496 miles||1300 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Tue 1:56 AM||2546 km||1582 miles||1375 nm|| SSW|
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