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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:20:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 02' ||North|
|Longitude: ||152° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 31.6"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||north||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 39.7"||955.64 mi||west||0° 05' 39.1"||6.48 mi||north||955.40 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 40.4"||751.80 mi||east||1° 51' 40.2"||128.02 mi||north||758.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Wed 2:20 AM||362 km||225 miles||196 nm|| WNW|
|Wailuku||Wed 2:20 AM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm|| NW|
|Honolulu||Wed 2:20 AM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 2:20 AM||1877 km||1166 miles||1014 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Wed 1:20 AM||2813 km||1748 miles||1519 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Wed 12:20 AM||3316 km||2061 miles||1791 nm|| SW|
|San Francisco *||Wed 5:20 AM||3623 km||2251 miles||1956 nm|| NE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 1:20 AM||3688 km||2291 miles||1991 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 5:20 AM||3800 km||2361 miles||2052 nm|| NE|
|Papeete||Wed 2:20 AM||3944 km||2451 miles||2130 nm|| S|
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