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 15:20:00 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: 82%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 15:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 04' ||North|
|Longitude: ||175° 45' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.0 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"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 03.2"||0.06 mi||north||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 08.5"||943.45 mi||west||0° 03' 15.3"||3.73 mi||north||943.29 mi|
|24 hours||348° 23' 31.3"||754.37 mi||west||0° 52' 03.0"||59.68 mi||north||754.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Fri 3:20 AM||958 km||595 miles||517 nm|| W|
|Midway||Thu 4:20 AM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Fri 3:20 AM||1511 km||939 miles||816 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Fri 3:20 AM||2085 km||1296 miles||1126 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:20 AM||2356 km||1464 miles||1272 nm|| SSE|
|Palikir||Fri 2:20 AM||2392 km||1486 miles||1291 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Fri 3:20 AM||2474 km||1537 miles||1336 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:20 AM||2750 km||1709 miles||1485 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:20 AM||3185 km||1979 miles||1720 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Fri 1:20 AM||3378 km||2099 miles||1824 nm|| W|
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