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 02:58:00 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||146° 26' ||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' 32.0"||929.84 mi||west||0° 00' 28.0"||0.54 mi||north||929.86 mi|
|24 hours||14° 01' 20.6"||904.91 mi||east||0° 49' 02.4"||56.23 mi||north||909.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 4:58 PM||516 km||320 miles||278 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 4:58 PM||1385 km||860 miles||748 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Fri 6:58 PM||1728 km||1074 miles||933 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Fri 3:58 PM||2464 km||1531 miles||1330 nm|| W|
|Apia||Sat 3:58 PM||2805 km||1743 miles||1514 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 4:58 PM||2807 km||1744 miles||1515 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 3:58 PM||2958 km||1838 miles||1597 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 3:58 PM||2983 km||1854 miles||1611 nm|| W|
|Suva||Sat 2:58 PM||3693 km||2295 miles||1994 nm|| W|
|Chatham Islands||Sat 3:43 PM||3762 km||2338 miles||2031 nm|| SW|
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