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 14:20:00 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.03 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 03.3"||0.06 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.6"||943.80 mi||west||0° 03' 20.9"||3.84 mi||north||943.64 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 09.7"||754.29 mi||east||0° 54' 19.9"||62.30 mi||north||754.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 3:20 AM||1194 km||742 miles||645 nm|| NW|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:20 AM||1246 km||774 miles||673 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Thu 2:20 AM||2312 km||1437 miles||1249 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:20 AM||2419 km||1503 miles||1306 nm|| SE|
|Wake Island||Fri 2:20 AM||2476 km||1539 miles||1337 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Fri 2:20 AM||2502 km||1555 miles||1351 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Fri 2:20 AM||2786 km||1731 miles||1505 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 3:20 AM||3254 km||2022 miles||1757 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Fri 2:20 AM||3380 km||2100 miles||1825 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Fri 2:20 AM||3413 km||2121 miles||1843 nm|| SW|
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