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 Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 00:52:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||146° 47' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.30 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 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' 30.1"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||16.16 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 14.3"||969.11 mi||west||0° 08' 41.6"||9.96 mi||south||969.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 06.5"||791.95 mi||east||3° 50' 09.2"||263.71 mi||south||840.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Thu 10:52 AM||113 km||70 miles||61 nm|| W|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Thu 10:52 AM||278 km||173 miles||150 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Thu 11:52 AM||1532 km||952 miles||827 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Thu 9:52 AM||1566 km||973 miles||845 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Thu 9:52 AM||2054 km||1276 miles||1109 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Thu 12:52 PM||2164 km||1345 miles||1168 nm|| ENE|
|Manokwari||Thu 9:52 AM||2247 km||1396 miles||1213 nm|| SW|
|Yokohama||Thu 9:52 AM||2373 km||1475 miles||1282 nm|| NNW|
|Tokyo||Thu 9:52 AM||2397 km||1490 miles||1295 nm|| NNW|
|Nagoya||Thu 9:52 AM||2441 km||1517 miles||1318 nm|| NNW|
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