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 02:48:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 19' ||South|
|Longitude: ||130° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 29.5"||935.84 mi||west||0° 03' 40.5"||4.22 mi||north||936.03 mi|
|24 hours||13° 32' 05.4"||878.13 mi||east||2° 01' 27.5"||139.25 mi||north||894.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Sat 6:48 PM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm|| S|
|Gambier Islands||Sat 5:48 PM||598 km||372 miles||323 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Sat 4:48 PM||2081 km||1293 miles||1124 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Sat 9:48 PM||2235 km||1389 miles||1207 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 4:48 PM||3096 km||1924 miles||1672 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 4:48 PM||3861 km||2399 miles||2085 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Sat 3:48 PM||4176 km||2595 miles||2255 nm|| W|
|Apia||Sun 3:48 PM||4490 km||2790 miles||2425 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sun 3:48 PM||4691 km||2915 miles||2533 nm|| W|
|Suva||Sun 2:48 PM||5405 km||3359 miles||2919 nm|| W|
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