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 13:00:00 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 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 56' ||North|
|Longitude: ||150° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 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"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 10.9"||944.28 mi||west||0° 03' 28.2"||3.98 mi||north||944.12 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 43.5"||754.19 mi||east||0° 57' 22.3"||65.78 mi||north||754.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Thu 3:00 AM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm|| W|
|Wailuku||Thu 3:00 AM||648 km||402 miles||350 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Thu 3:00 AM||794 km||494 miles||429 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 3:00 AM||2138 km||1328 miles||1154 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Thu 2:00 AM||2887 km||1794 miles||1559 nm|| WNW|
|San Francisco *||Thu 6:00 AM||3345 km||2078 miles||1806 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 6:00 AM||3530 km||2194 miles||1906 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Thu 1:00 AM||3587 km||2229 miles||1937 nm|| SW|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 6:00 AM||3870 km||2405 miles||2090 nm|| NE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 2:00 AM||3966 km||2465 miles||2142 nm|| SW|
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