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, August 8, 2012 at 17:40:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 06' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.70 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 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' 32.4"||16.17 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||16.17 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 31.7"||970.00 mi||west||0° 07' 48.4"||8.95 mi||north||969.73 mi|
|24 hours||348° 53' 35.9"||740.90 mi||west||2° 46' 49.2"||191.20 mi||north||760.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Thu 5:40 AM||505 km||314 miles||273 nm|| NNW|
|Majuro||Thu 5:40 AM||938 km||583 miles||507 nm|| SSE|
|Palikir||Thu 4:40 AM||1516 km||942 miles||819 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Thu 5:40 AM||1602 km||996 miles||865 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Thu 5:40 AM||1776 km||1104 miles||959 nm|| S|
|Midway||Wed 6:40 AM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| NE|
|Baker Island||Wed 5:40 AM||2309 km||1435 miles||1247 nm|| SE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Thu 3:40 AM||2633 km||1636 miles||1422 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 5:40 AM||2868 km||1782 miles||1549 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Thu 4:40 AM||2923 km||1816 miles||1578 nm|| SSW|
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