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, July 4, 2012 at 10:44:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.58 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 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' 25.4"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 31.4"||949.60 mi||west||0° 07' 49.5"||8.97 mi||north||949.99 mi|
|24 hours||13° 22' 25.8"||880.41 mi||east||3° 34' 28.8"||245.82 mi||north||922.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Wed 12:44 AM||176 km||110 miles||95 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:44 AM||974 km||605 miles||526 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Tue 11:44 PM||1982 km||1231 miles||1070 nm|| W|
|Apia||Wed 11:44 PM||2249 km||1398 miles||1214 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:44 AM||2289 km||1422 miles||1236 nm|| NNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 2:44 AM||2321 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| ESE|
|Fakaofo||Wed 11:44 PM||2364 km||1469 miles||1276 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Wed 11:44 PM||2543 km||1580 miles||1373 nm|| WSW|
|Suva||Wed 10:44 PM||3215 km||1997 miles||1736 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Wed 10:44 PM||3367 km||2092 miles||1818 nm|| WNW|
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