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, April 19, 2012 at 20:48:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 25' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.38 meters/second, 1599.8 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 33.8"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 54.3"||993.97 mi||west||0° 10' 04.2"||11.54 mi||north||993.80 mi|
|24 hours||10° 32' 37.2"||719.57 mi||east||3° 48' 44.1"||262.05 mi||north||761.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:48 AM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Thu 10:48 AM||1629 km||1012 miles||880 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Thu 10:48 AM||2982 km||1853 miles||1610 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Thu 8:48 AM||3223 km||2002 miles||1740 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:48 AM||3232 km||2008 miles||1745 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 10:48 AM||3594 km||2233 miles||1940 nm|| SSW|
|Apia||Fri 9:48 AM||3606 km||2241 miles||1947 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Thu 9:48 AM||3635 km||2259 miles||1963 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 9:48 AM||3904 km||2426 miles||2108 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Fri 8:48 AM||4054 km||2519 miles||2189 nm|| WSW|
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