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 16:26:00 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 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||171° 23' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 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' 30.7"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.9"||0.02 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.4"||937.67 mi||west||0° 00' 51.7"||0.99 mi||north||937.63 mi|
|24 hours||348° 18' 07.2"||755.85 mi||west||0° 06' 22.2"||7.30 mi||south||756.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sat 4:26 AM||529 km||329 miles||286 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Fri 5:26 AM||1392 km||865 miles||752 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Sat 4:26 AM||1528 km||949 miles||825 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Sat 3:26 AM||2107 km||1310 miles||1138 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Sat 4:26 AM||2169 km||1347 miles||1171 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Sat 4:26 AM||2426 km||1508 miles||1310 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 4:26 AM||2649 km||1646 miles||1430 nm|| SSE|
|Hagåtña||Sat 2:26 AM||2947 km||1831 miles||1591 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Fri 6:26 AM||3190 km||1982 miles||1722 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Sat 4:26 AM||3371 km||2094 miles||1820 nm|| SSE|
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