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 03:48:00 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: 54%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.64 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 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"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||north||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 32.5"||936.26 mi||west||0° 03' 48.1"||4.36 mi||north||936.46 mi|
|24 hours||13° 30' 37.8"||876.90 mi||east||2° 04' 15.1"||142.45 mi||north||893.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sat 5:48 PM||619 km||384 miles||334 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Sat 7:48 PM||1566 km||973 miles||845 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 5:48 PM||1600 km||994 miles||864 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Sat 4:48 PM||2673 km||1661 miles||1443 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 5:48 PM||2823 km||1754 miles||1524 nm|| NNW|
|Apia||Sun 4:48 PM||2991 km||1859 miles||1615 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 4:48 PM||3119 km||1938 miles||1684 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sun 4:48 PM||3201 km||1989 miles||1728 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Sat 10:48 PM||3648 km||2267 miles||1970 nm|| ESE|
|Suva||Sun 3:48 PM||3905 km||2426 miles||2108 nm|| W|
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