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, June 27, 2012 at 03:30:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.55 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 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' 29.9"||16.61 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.23 mi||south||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 52.6"||996.58 mi||west||0° 12' 14.9"||14.03 mi||south||996.47 mi|
|24 hours||12° 20' 12.6"||848.03 mi||east||4° 44' 37.9"||326.04 mi||south||903.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Tue 6:00 PM||649 km||403 miles||350 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Tue 5:30 PM||1332 km||828 miles||719 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:30 PM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 5:30 PM||2298 km||1428 miles||1241 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Tue 7:30 PM||2588 km||1608 miles||1398 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:30 PM||2932 km||1822 miles||1583 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Tue 4:30 PM||3057 km||1900 miles||1651 nm|| WSW|
|Apia||Wed 4:30 PM||3064 km||1904 miles||1654 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 5:30 PM||3386 km||2104 miles||1828 nm|| NNW|
|Baker Island||Tue 3:30 PM||3595 km||2234 miles||1941 nm|| W|
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