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 12:30:00 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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 54' ||North|
|Longitude: ||143° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.33 meters/second, 1520.4 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 11.5"||944.47 mi||west||0° 03' 31.0"||4.03 mi||north||944.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 33.6"||754.15 mi||east||0° 58' 30.5"||67.09 mi||north||754.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 2:30 AM||1544 km||959 miles||834 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:30 AM||2525 km||1569 miles||1364 nm|| SW|
|San Francisco *||Thu 5:30 AM||2814 km||1749 miles||1519 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 5:30 AM||2911 km||1809 miles||1572 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 5:30 AM||3265 km||2029 miles||1763 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 5:30 AM||3400 km||2113 miles||1836 nm|| ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 5:30 AM||3416 km||2123 miles||1845 nm|| ENE|
|Midway||Thu 1:30 AM||3590 km||2231 miles||1939 nm|| WNW|
|Seattle *||Thu 5:30 AM||3601 km||2238 miles||1944 nm|| NNE|
|Vancouver *||Thu 5:30 AM||3714 km||2308 miles||2005 nm|| NNE|
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