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 Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 09:28:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 09' ||North|
|Longitude: ||141° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.72 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 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' 28.6"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 13.7"||0.26 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 37.4"||1001.46 mi||west||0° 13' 43.8"||15.73 mi||south||1001.58 mi|
|24 hours||12° 40' 43.2"||877.05 mi||east||5° 28' 43.0"||376.46 mi||south||953.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:28 PM||1758 km||1092 miles||949 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 11:28 PM||2140 km||1330 miles||1156 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 11:28 PM||2931 km||1821 miles||1583 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Thu 1:28 AM||3054 km||1897 miles||1649 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:28 PM||3080 km||1914 miles||1663 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:28 PM||3445 km||2141 miles||1860 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Thu 11:28 PM||3664 km||2277 miles||1978 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Wed 10:28 PM||3749 km||2329 miles||2024 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Wed 9:28 PM||3879 km||2410 miles||2094 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:28 PM||4343 km||2698 miles||2345 nm|| SW|
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