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 03:36:00 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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||175° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 06.1"||0.12 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 46.8"||943.89 mi||west||0° 06' 07.1"||7.01 mi||south||943.62 mi|
|24 hours||345° 47' 45.0"||930.21 mi||west||1° 49' 53.0"||125.98 mi||south||933.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nadi||Thu 3:36 PM||189 km||117 miles||102 nm|| NE|
|Lautoka||Thu 3:36 PM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm|| NE|
|Suva||Thu 3:36 PM||270 km||168 miles||146 nm|| ENE|
|Port Vila||Thu 2:36 PM||818 km||508 miles||442 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Thu 4:36 PM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm|| ESE|
|Luganville||Thu 2:36 PM||1004 km||624 miles||542 nm|| WNW|
|Pangai||Thu 4:36 PM||1023 km||636 miles||552 nm|| E|
|Noumea||Thu 2:36 PM||1064 km||661 miles||575 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:36 PM||1191 km||740 miles||643 nm|| NNE|
|Apia||Thu 4:36 PM||1420 km||882 miles||767 nm|| ENE|
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