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 17:36:00 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: 88%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 31' ||North|
|Longitude: ||131° 22' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.07 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 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' 31.5"||15.89 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.89 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 33.2"||952.88 mi||west||0° 05' 12.2"||5.97 mi||north||952.65 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 05.9"||752.38 mi||east||1° 40' 25.8"||115.14 mi||north||757.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Quezon||Thu 1:36 AM||1178 km||732 miles||636 nm|| WSW|
|Manila||Thu 1:36 AM||1187 km||738 miles||641 nm|| WSW|
|Taipei||Thu 1:36 AM||1249 km||776 miles||675 nm|| NW|
|Melekeok||Thu 2:36 AM||1269 km||788 miles||685 nm|| SSE|
|Davao||Thu 1:36 AM||1411 km||877 miles||762 nm|| SSW|
|Kagoshima||Thu 2:36 AM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm|| N|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Thu 3:36 AM||1537 km||955 miles||830 nm|| ESE|
|Kumamoto||Thu 2:36 AM||1584 km||984 miles||855 nm|| N|
|Shantou||Thu 1:36 AM||1618 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| WNW|
|Fukuoka||Thu 2:36 AM||1680 km||1044 miles||907 nm|| N|
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