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 17, 2012 at 02:28:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 54' ||North|
|Longitude: ||135° 26' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.63 meters/second, 1586.3 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.5 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' 30.4"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 30.7"||985.56 mi||west||0° 10' 35.5"||12.13 mi||south||985.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 09.0"||799.50 mi||east||4° 29' 53.5"||309.16 mi||south||862.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Melekeok||Fri 11:28 AM||386 km||240 miles||208 nm|| SSW|
|Hagåtña||Fri 12:28 PM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm|| ENE|
|Davao||Fri 10:28 AM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm|| WSW|
|Manokwari||Fri 11:28 AM||1310 km||814 miles||707 nm|| S|
|Manado||Fri 10:28 AM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm|| SW|
|Jayapura||Fri 11:28 AM||1597 km||992 miles||862 nm|| SSE|
|Quezon||Fri 10:28 AM||1615 km||1004 miles||872 nm|| WNW|
|Manila||Fri 10:28 AM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| WNW|
|Gorontalo||Fri 10:28 AM||1784 km||1109 miles||964 nm|| SW|
|Taipei||Fri 10:28 AM||2148 km||1334 miles||1160 nm|| NW|
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