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 Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 02:48:00 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: 56%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||128° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.96 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 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' 24.6"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 37.2"||930.22 mi||west||0° 02' 10.8"||2.50 mi||south||930.11 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 56.5"||914.43 mi||east||0° 13' 20.5"||15.30 mi||south||913.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Fri 6:48 PM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm|| SSW|
|Gambier Islands||Fri 5:48 PM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island||Fri 8:48 PM||2030 km||1261 miles||1096 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Fri 4:48 PM||2276 km||1414 miles||1229 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Fri 4:48 PM||3272 km||2033 miles||1767 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 4:48 PM||4062 km||2524 miles||2193 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Fri 3:48 PM||4355 km||2706 miles||2352 nm|| W|
|Apia||Sat 3:48 PM||4681 km||2909 miles||2527 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 3:48 PM||4862 km||3021 miles||2625 nm|| W|
|Mexico City *||Fri 9:48 PM||5488 km||3410 miles||2963 nm|| NE|
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