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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 02:48:00 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: 31%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||158° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.14 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.9 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' 24.3"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 17.7"||932.87 mi||west||0° 02' 57.8"||3.40 mi||south||932.72 mi|
|24 hours||14° 15' 44.4"||923.64 mi||east||0° 31' 54.2"||36.58 mi||south||922.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Thu 4:48 PM||169 km||105 miles||91 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Thu 4:48 PM||980 km||609 miles||529 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Thu 3:48 PM||1229 km||763 miles||663 nm|| W|
|Apia||Fri 3:48 PM||1615 km||1004 miles||872 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 3:48 PM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 3:48 PM||1863 km||1158 miles||1006 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Fri 2:48 PM||2458 km||1527 miles||1327 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:48 PM||2487 km||1545 miles||1343 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Fri 2:48 PM||2761 km||1716 miles||1491 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Thu 6:48 PM||2931 km||1821 miles||1583 nm|| ESE|
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