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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:10:00 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: 83%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||138° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.38 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 31.1"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 03.5"||0.07 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 11.8"||944.59 mi||west||0° 03' 32.9"||4.07 mi||north||944.42 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 27.0"||754.12 mi||east||0° 59' 16.0"||67.96 mi||north||754.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 2:10 AM||2046 km||1271 miles||1105 nm|| W|
|San Jose *||Thu 5:10 AM||2503 km||1556 miles||1352 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 5:10 AM||2505 km||1557 miles||1353 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 5:10 AM||2524 km||1568 miles||1363 nm|| NE|
|San Diego *||Thu 5:10 AM||2535 km||1575 miles||1369 nm|| NE|
|Tijuana *||Thu 5:10 AM||2537 km||1576 miles||1370 nm|| NE|
|Sacramento *||Thu 5:10 AM||2628 km||1633 miles||1419 nm|| NE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:10 AM||2877 km||1787 miles||1553 nm|| SW|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 5:10 AM||2886 km||1793 miles||1558 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 5:10 AM||2940 km||1827 miles||1588 nm|| ENE|
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