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 30, 2012 at 09:28:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||143° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.97 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 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' 32.9"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 54.7"||997.56 mi||west||0° 10' 28.1"||11.99 mi||north||997.43 mi|
|24 hours||10° 52' 24.6"||745.59 mi||east||3° 58' 26.8"||273.15 mi||north||790.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sun 11:28 PM||1654 km||1028 miles||893 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Sat 11:28 PM||2159 km||1342 miles||1166 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Sat 11:28 PM||2858 km||1776 miles||1543 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 10:28 PM||3597 km||2235 miles||1942 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Sat 11:28 PM||3649 km||2267 miles||1970 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Sat 9:28 PM||3744 km||2326 miles||2021 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Sun 1:28 AM||3898 km||2422 miles||2105 nm|| SSE|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 2:28 AM||3914 km||2432 miles||2114 nm|| NE|
|Apia *||Sun 11:28 PM||3916 km||2433 miles||2115 nm|| SW|
|San Francisco *||Sun 2:28 AM||3962 km||2462 miles||2139 nm|| NNE|
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