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 Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 17:58:00 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: 36%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 30.7"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.0"||978.57 mi||west||0° 09' 52.5"||11.31 mi||north||978.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 20' 28.1"||764.67 mi||east||4° 09' 24.9"||285.74 mi||north||821.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Sat 7:58 AM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Sat 6:58 AM||1175 km||730 miles||635 nm|| SW|
|Apia||Sun 6:58 AM||1178 km||732 miles||636 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 6:58 AM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Sat 7:58 AM||1322 km||821 miles||714 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Sun 7:58 AM||1685 km||1047 miles||910 nm|| NNE|
|Nukualofa||Sun 6:58 AM||1768 km||1098 miles||955 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sun 5:58 AM||2225 km||1383 miles||1202 nm|| W|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:58 AM||2249 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Sun 5:58 AM||2287 km||1421 miles||1235 nm|| WSW|
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