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 03:46:00 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: 31%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||172° 14' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.01 meters/second, 1501.2 km/hour, 932.8 miles/hour or 810.6 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' 02.9"||0.06 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 17.5"||932.57 mi||west||0° 02' 49.7"||3.24 mi||south||932.43 mi|
|24 hours||14° 15' 30.9"||923.10 mi||east||0° 28' 36.5"||32.81 mi||south||922.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Pangai||Fri 4:46 PM||240 km||149 miles||130 nm|| WNW|
|Neiafu||Fri 4:46 PM||287 km||179 miles||155 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 4:46 PM||299 km||186 miles||162 nm|| NE|
|Nukualofa||Fri 4:46 PM||314 km||195 miles||170 nm|| W|
|Pago Pago||Thu 4:46 PM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm|| NNE|
|Apia||Fri 4:46 PM||755 km||469 miles||408 nm|| N|
|Suva||Fri 3:46 PM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:46 PM||1252 km||778 miles||676 nm|| N|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:46 PM||1296 km||805 miles||700 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:46 PM||1627 km||1011 miles||878 nm|| NW|
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