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 03:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||171° 10' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.97 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 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"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||south||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 46.2"||943.68 mi||west||0° 06' 04.5"||6.96 mi||south||943.42 mi|
|24 hours||345° 47' 35.1"||930.21 mi||west||1° 48' 47.6"||124.74 mi||south||933.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Vila||Thu 2:56 PM||325 km||202 miles||176 nm|| WNW|
|Luganville||Thu 2:56 PM||562 km||349 miles||303 nm|| NW|
|Noumea||Thu 2:56 PM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm|| SW|
|Nadi||Thu 3:56 PM||670 km||417 miles||362 nm|| E|
|Lautoka||Thu 3:56 PM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm|| E|
|Suva||Thu 3:56 PM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:56 PM||1435 km||892 miles||775 nm|| NE|
|Nukualofa||Thu 4:56 PM||1449 km||900 miles||782 nm|| ESE|
|Honiara||Thu 2:56 PM||1595 km||991 miles||861 nm|| NW|
|Apia||Thu 4:56 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| ENE|
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