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 12:20:00 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: 83%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 54' ||North|
|Longitude: ||140° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.35 meters/second, 1520.5 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' 11.6"||944.53 mi||west||0° 03' 31.9"||4.05 mi||north||944.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 30.2"||754.14 mi||east||0° 58' 53.2"||67.52 mi||north||754.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 2:20 AM||1795 km||1115 miles||969 nm|| W|
|San Francisco *||Thu 5:20 AM||2654 km||1649 miles||1433 nm|| NE|
|San Jose *||Thu 5:20 AM||2657 km||1651 miles||1435 nm|| NE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:20 AM||2694 km||1674 miles||1455 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 5:20 AM||2714 km||1686 miles||1465 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 5:20 AM||3073 km||1909 miles||1659 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 5:20 AM||3169 km||1969 miles||1711 nm|| ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 5:20 AM||3205 km||1991 miles||1730 nm|| NE|
|Seattle *||Thu 5:20 AM||3493 km||2171 miles||1886 nm|| NNE|
|Salt Lake City *||Thu 6:20 AM||3581 km||2225 miles||1933 nm|| NE|
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