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, October 2, 2012 at 13:20:00 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 30' ||North|
|Longitude: ||177° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 32.2"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 09.4"||969.01 mi||west||0° 07' 27.7"||8.55 mi||north||968.75 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 08.0"||749.05 mi||east||2° 37' 49.8"||180.90 mi||north||765.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Tue 2:20 AM||1409 km||875 miles||761 nm|| N|
|Majuro||Wed 1:20 AM||1507 km||936 miles||813 nm|| SW|
|Wake Island||Wed 1:20 AM||1695 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Tue 1:20 AM||1700 km||1056 miles||918 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 1:20 AM||1852 km||1150 miles||1000 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 3:20 AM||2210 km||1373 miles||1193 nm|| ENE|
|Yaren||Wed 1:20 AM||2437 km||1514 miles||1316 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Wed 1:20 AM||2675 km||1662 miles||1445 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Wed 3:20 AM||2714 km||1686 miles||1465 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Wed 12:20 AM||2779 km||1727 miles||1501 nm|| WSW|
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