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 Tuesday, September 18, 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||159° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 852.9 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' 27.2"||16.36 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.36 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 18.4"||981.41 mi||west||0° 11' 16.2"||12.91 mi||south||981.18 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 40.7"||904.90 mi||east||4° 09' 13.7"||285.57 mi||south||942.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Mon 2:02 PM||1126 km||700 miles||608 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Tue 1:02 PM||1270 km||789 miles||686 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Mon 2:02 PM||1313 km||816 miles||709 nm|| SE|
|Apia||Tue 1:02 PM||1341 km||833 miles||724 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Mon 1:02 PM||1404 km||872 miles||758 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 2:02 PM||1454 km||903 miles||785 nm|| N|
|Nukualofa||Tue 1:02 PM||1990 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Mon 12:02 PM||2229 km||1385 miles||1203 nm|| WNW|
|Funafuti||Tue 12:02 PM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm|| W|
|Suva||Tue 12:02 PM||2474 km||1538 miles||1336 nm|| WSW|
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