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 20:28:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||145° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.10 meters/second, 1609.6 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"||1000.08 mi||west||0° 12' 11.9"||13.97 mi||south||1000.32 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 53.8"||829.68 mi||east||5° 00' 18.5"||343.92 mi||south||899.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:28 AM||1369 km||851 miles||739 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Fri 10:28 AM||2297 km||1428 miles||1240 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Fri 10:28 AM||2487 km||1545 miles||1343 nm|| S|
|Rarotonga||Fri 10:28 AM||3260 km||2026 miles||1760 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 9:28 AM||3262 km||2027 miles||1762 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 8:28 AM||3500 km||2175 miles||1890 nm|| W|
|Apia||Sat 9:28 AM||3561 km||2213 miles||1923 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Fri 12:28 PM||3666 km||2278 miles||1980 nm|| SSE|
|Alofi||Fri 9:28 AM||3754 km||2332 miles||2027 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Sat 8:28 AM||4195 km||2607 miles||2265 nm|| WSW|
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