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 Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 20:10:00 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: 23%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 24' ||North|
|Longitude: ||178° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.65 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.8 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' 29.9"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 01.3"||933.98 mi||west||0° 01' 07.8"||1.30 mi||south||934.04 mi|
|24 hours||347° 58' 02.5"||775.12 mi||west||0° 56' 01.1"||64.24 mi||south||780.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sun 9:10 AM||844 km||524 miles||456 nm|| NNE|
|Wake Island||Mon 8:10 AM||1299 km||807 miles||701 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Mon 8:10 AM||1781 km||1106 miles||962 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Mon 8:10 AM||2301 km||1430 miles||1243 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Sun 8:10 AM||2400 km||1491 miles||1296 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Sun 10:10 AM||2410 km||1497 miles||1301 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Mon 7:10 AM||2746 km||1706 miles||1483 nm|| WSW|
|Yaren||Mon 8:10 AM||2754 km||1711 miles||1487 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Mon 8:10 AM||3310 km||2057 miles||1787 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Mon 10:10 AM||3364 km||2090 miles||1816 nm|| SE|
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