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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 02:46:00 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: 21%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||172° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.29 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 24.7"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 06.3"||0.12 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 48.5"||944.40 mi||west||0° 06' 13.4"||7.14 mi||south||944.14 mi|
|24 hours||14° 11' 49.2"||930.22 mi||east||1° 52' 35.7"||129.09 mi||south||933.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Neiafu||Thu 3:46 PM||207 km||129 miles||112 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Wed 3:46 PM||224 km||139 miles||121 nm|| E|
|Pangai||Thu 3:46 PM||274 km||170 miles||148 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 3:46 PM||427 km||266 miles||231 nm|| SW|
|Pago Pago||Wed 3:46 PM||512 km||318 miles||277 nm|| NNE|
|Apia||Thu 3:46 PM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm|| N|
|Suva||Thu 2:46 PM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:46 PM||1038 km||645 miles||560 nm|| N|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:46 PM||1311 km||814 miles||708 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Thu 2:46 PM||1473 km||915 miles||795 nm|| NW|
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