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 21:28:00 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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 21' ||North|
|Longitude: ||159° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.21 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 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' 08.9"||1000.34 mi||west||0° 12' 14.0"||14.01 mi||south||1000.57 mi|
|24 hours||12° 02' 28.2"||830.56 mi||east||5° 00' 50.5"||344.53 mi||south||900.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 11:28 AM||389 km||241 miles||210 nm|| SE|
|Honolulu||Fri 11:28 AM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Fri 9:28 AM||1910 km||1187 miles||1031 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 10:28 AM||1977 km||1228 miles||1067 nm|| SW|
|Apia||Sat 10:28 AM||2406 km||1495 miles||1299 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Fri 11:28 AM||2669 km||1658 miles||1441 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Sat 9:28 AM||2729 km||1695 miles||1473 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 10:28 AM||2815 km||1749 miles||1520 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 11:28 AM||2830 km||1758 miles||1528 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sat 9:28 AM||3040 km||1889 miles||1641 nm|| W|
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