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 Friday, August 10, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 41%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 10, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 09' ||North|
|Longitude: ||167° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.67 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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' 31.1"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.8"||0.08 mi||north||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 10.4"||943.00 mi||west||0° 03' 53.5"||4.46 mi||north||942.81 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 36.0"||757.37 mi||east||1° 07' 22.0"||77.24 mi||north||758.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Fri 7:36 AM||1006 km||625 miles||543 nm|| E|
|Midway||Fri 6:36 AM||1346 km||837 miles||727 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 7:36 AM||2302 km||1430 miles||1243 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:36 AM||2417 km||1502 miles||1305 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Sat 5:36 AM||2715 km||1687 miles||1466 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sat 5:36 AM||2716 km||1688 miles||1467 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:36 AM||2970 km||1846 miles||1604 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 6:36 AM||3291 km||2045 miles||1777 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:36 AM||3491 km||2169 miles||1885 nm|| SSW|
|Adak *||Fri 8:36 AM||3610 km||2243 miles||1949 nm|| N|
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