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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 00:02:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||172° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.00 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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' 28.4"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||south||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 31.3"||995.35 mi||west||0° 12' 25.5"||14.23 mi||south||995.25 mi|
|24 hours||12° 49' 03.3"||881.36 mi||east||4° 46' 38.2"||328.34 mi||south||935.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Mon 1:02 PM||351 km||218 miles||189 nm|| NE|
|Fakaofo||Mon 1:02 PM||373 km||232 miles||201 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Sun 12:02 PM||836 km||520 miles||452 nm|| NNW|
|Apia||Mon 1:02 PM||841 km||522 miles||454 nm|| S|
|Pago Pago||Sun 1:02 PM||907 km||564 miles||490 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Mon 12:02 PM||938 km||583 miles||507 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Sun 1:02 PM||1442 km||896 miles||779 nm|| S|
|Suva||Mon 12:02 PM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm|| SW|
|Nukualofa||Mon 1:02 PM||1668 km||1036 miles||901 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Mon 12:02 PM||1814 km||1127 miles||980 nm|| WNW|
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