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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 02:38:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 20' ||South|
|Longitude: ||127° 37' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.42 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 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' 25.4"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 03.5"||0.07 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 28.9"||935.77 mi||west||0° 03' 39.3"||4.19 mi||north||935.96 mi|
|24 hours||13° 32' 20.0"||878.34 mi||east||2° 00' 59.4"||138.71 mi||north||894.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Sat 6:38 PM||584 km||363 miles||315 nm|| SSW|
|Gambier Islands||Sat 5:38 PM||820 km||510 miles||443 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Sat 9:38 PM||2006 km||1246 miles||1083 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Sat 4:38 PM||2332 km||1449 miles||1259 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Sat 4:38 PM||3345 km||2079 miles||1806 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 4:38 PM||4068 km||2527 miles||2196 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Sat 3:38 PM||4426 km||2750 miles||2390 nm|| W|
|Apia||Sun 3:38 PM||4741 km||2946 miles||2560 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sun 3:38 PM||4939 km||3069 miles||2667 nm|| W|
|Mexico City *||Sat 9:38 PM||5383 km||3345 miles||2907 nm|| NE|
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