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 16:36:00 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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||157° 21' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.68 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.1"||0.06 mi||north||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 07.3"||943.01 mi||west||0° 03' 08.2"||3.60 mi||north||942.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 52.0"||754.46 mi||east||0° 49' 09.0"||56.36 mi||north||754.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Fri 4:36 AM||979 km||608 miles||528 nm|| E|
|Palikir||Fri 3:36 AM||1465 km||911 miles||791 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Fri 2:36 AM||1531 km||952 miles||827 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Fri 4:36 AM||2073 km||1288 miles||1119 nm|| SE|
|Yokohama||Fri 1:36 AM||2426 km||1507 miles||1310 nm|| NW|
|Tokyo||Fri 1:36 AM||2440 km||1516 miles||1317 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Fri 4:36 AM||2513 km||1562 miles||1357 nm|| SSE|
|Nagoya||Fri 1:36 AM||2607 km||1620 miles||1408 nm|| NW|
|Tarawa||Fri 4:36 AM||2681 km||1666 miles||1448 nm|| SE|
|Midway||Thu 5:36 AM||2713 km||1686 miles||1465 nm|| ENE|
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