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 Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 20:58:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 20:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||161° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 34.1"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 12.1"||1003.68 mi||west||0° 10' 53.2"||12.47 mi||north||1003.61 mi|
|24 hours||10° 21' 54.9"||714.04 mi||east||4° 12' 35.7"||289.32 mi||north||767.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:58 AM||610 km||379 miles||330 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Wed 8:58 AM||1737 km||1079 miles||938 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 10:58 AM||1826 km||1134 miles||986 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 9:58 AM||1932 km||1200 miles||1043 nm|| SSW|
|Apia||Thu 9:58 AM||2386 km||1482 miles||1288 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 8:58 AM||2610 km||1622 miles||1409 nm|| SW|
|Alofi||Wed 9:58 AM||2834 km||1761 miles||1530 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Thu 8:58 AM||2845 km||1768 miles||1536 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 10:58 AM||2849 km||1770 miles||1538 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 10:58 AM||2936 km||1824 miles||1585 nm|| S|
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