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, September 14, 2012 at 20:18:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||142° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 30.2"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 12.1"||0.23 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 10.1"||1000.04 mi||west||0° 12' 11.5"||13.96 mi||south||1000.27 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 48.1"||829.53 mi||east||5° 00' 12.9"||343.82 mi||south||899.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:18 AM||1633 km||1015 miles||882 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Fri 10:18 AM||2458 km||1527 miles||1327 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Fri 10:18 AM||2554 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 10:18 AM||3399 km||2112 miles||1835 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 9:18 AM||3503 km||2177 miles||1891 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 12:18 PM||3560 km||2212 miles||1922 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Fri 8:18 AM||3766 km||2340 miles||2034 nm|| W|
|Apia||Sat 9:18 AM||3785 km||2352 miles||2044 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 9:18 AM||3951 km||2455 miles||2133 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 1:18 PM||4139 km||2572 miles||2235 nm|| NE|
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