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 Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 04:44:00 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: 75%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 04:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.60 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 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' 28.6"||16.13 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 43.9"||967.58 mi||west||0° 08' 49.5"||10.11 mi||north||967.97 mi|
|24 hours||12° 12' 21.6"||815.74 mi||east||3° 50' 28.3"||264.07 mi||north||863.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Mon 7:44 PM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Mon 8:44 PM||1127 km||700 miles||608 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Mon 6:44 PM||1944 km||1208 miles||1050 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Mon 11:44 PM||2664 km||1655 miles||1439 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 6:44 PM||3060 km||1902 miles||1652 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 6:44 PM||3396 km||2110 miles||1834 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Mon 5:44 PM||4101 km||2548 miles||2214 nm|| WSW|
|Apia||Tue 5:44 PM||4332 km||2692 miles||2339 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 5:44 PM||4356 km||2707 miles||2352 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Tue 5:44 PM||4656 km||2893 miles||2514 nm|| WSW|
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