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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 15:36:00 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: 74%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||176° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.33 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 30.7"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.9"||937.76 mi||west||0° 00' 56.5"||1.08 mi||north||937.71 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 46.8"||755.81 mi||east||0° 04' 24.4"||5.06 mi||south||756.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Fri 4:36 AM||810 km||503 miles||437 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Sat 3:36 AM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Fri 5:36 AM||1938 km||1204 miles||1046 nm|| E|
|Majuro||Sat 3:36 AM||2020 km||1255 miles||1090 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Fri 3:36 AM||2295 km||1426 miles||1239 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sat 3:36 AM||2442 km||1517 miles||1318 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 5:36 AM||2965 km||1842 miles||1601 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Sat 3:36 AM||2983 km||1853 miles||1610 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Sat 2:36 AM||3137 km||1949 miles||1694 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sat 3:36 AM||3292 km||2045 miles||1777 nm|| S|
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