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 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: 42%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.78 meters/second, 1496.8 km/hour, 930.1 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' 00.4"||0.01 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 31.8"||929.83 mi||west||0° 00' 26.7"||0.51 mi||north||929.85 mi|
|24 hours||14° 01' 30.1"||905.08 mi||east||0° 48' 30.0"||55.61 mi||north||909.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 4:48 PM||704 km||437 miles||380 nm|| WNW|
|Gambier Islands||Fri 5:48 PM||963 km||599 miles||520 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Fri 6:48 PM||1492 km||927 miles||806 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 4:48 PM||1634 km||1015 miles||882 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Fri 3:48 PM||2713 km||1686 miles||1465 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 4:48 PM||2927 km||1819 miles||1580 nm|| NNW|
|Apia||Sat 3:48 PM||3049 km||1895 miles||1646 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 3:48 PM||3191 km||1983 miles||1723 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 3:48 PM||3232 km||2008 miles||1745 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Fri 9:48 PM||3578 km||2223 miles||1932 nm|| ESE|
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