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 23, 2012 at 03:46:00 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: 34%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||169° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 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' 26.3"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||south||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 22.4"||955.83 mi||west||0° 08' 06.5"||9.29 mi||south||955.54 mi|
|24 hours||13° 40' 43.0"||905.48 mi||east||2° 43' 16.4"||187.17 mi||south||917.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alofi||Wed 4:46 PM||239 km||149 miles||129 nm|| S|
|Pago Pago||Wed 4:46 PM||304 km||189 miles||164 nm|| NNW|
|Apia||Thu 4:46 PM||395 km||245 miles||213 nm|| NNW|
|Salelologa (Savai'i)||Thu 4:46 PM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm|| NW|
|Neiafu||Thu 4:46 PM||477 km||297 miles||258 nm|| WSW|
|Pangai||Thu 4:46 PM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm|| SW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 4:46 PM||731 km||455 miles||395 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:46 PM||845 km||525 miles||456 nm|| N|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:46 PM||1166 km||724 miles||630 nm|| ESE|
|Suva||Thu 3:46 PM||1250 km||777 miles||675 nm|| W|
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