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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 01:48:00 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: 42%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||129° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.75 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.2 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' 24.5"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 30.3"||929.77 mi||west||0° 00' 18.1"||0.35 mi||north||929.79 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 26.2"||906.05 mi||east||0° 45' 15.2"||51.89 mi||north||909.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Fri 5:48 PM||438 km||272 miles||237 nm|| S|
|Gambier Islands||Fri 4:48 PM||592 km||368 miles||320 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Fri 3:48 PM||2131 km||1324 miles||1151 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Fri 8:48 PM||2163 km||1344 miles||1168 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 3:48 PM||3126 km||1942 miles||1688 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 3:48 PM||3947 km||2452 miles||2131 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Fri 2:48 PM||4209 km||2615 miles||2273 nm|| W|
|Apia||Sat 2:48 PM||4535 km||2818 miles||2449 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 2:48 PM||4717 km||2931 miles||2547 nm|| W|
|Suva||Sat 1:48 PM||5435 km||3377 miles||2935 nm|| W|
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