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 10:18:00 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 10:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||155° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 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"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 54.4"||997.22 mi||west||0° 10' 26.1"||11.95 mi||north||997.08 mi|
|24 hours||10° 52' 36.7"||745.57 mi||east||3° 57' 27.8"||272.02 mi||north||789.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Mon 12:18 AM||676 km||420 miles||365 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Sun 12:18 AM||1519 km||944 miles||820 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Sat 10:18 PM||2454 km||1525 miles||1325 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 11:18 PM||2560 km||1591 miles||1382 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Sun 12:18 AM||2876 km||1787 miles||1553 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Mon 12:18 AM||2976 km||1849 miles||1607 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Sat 11:18 PM||3214 km||1997 miles||1735 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Sun 12:18 AM||3237 km||2011 miles||1748 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Sun 10:18 PM||3315 km||2060 miles||1790 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Sat 11:18 PM||3350 km||2082 miles||1809 nm|| SSW|
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