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 16:36:00 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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||168° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.4 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"||937.65 mi||west||0° 00' 50.7"||0.97 mi||north||937.61 mi|
|24 hours||348° 18' 06.0"||755.86 mi||west||0° 06' 45.6"||7.75 mi||south||756.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sat 4:36 AM||305 km||190 miles||165 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Sat 4:36 AM||1547 km||961 miles||835 nm|| S|
|Midway||Fri 5:36 AM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm|| ENE|
|Palikir||Sat 3:36 AM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Sat 4:36 AM||2206 km||1371 miles||1191 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Sat 4:36 AM||2388 km||1484 miles||1289 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Sat 2:36 AM||2702 km||1679 miles||1459 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 4:36 AM||2789 km||1733 miles||1506 nm|| SE|
|Tokyo||Sat 1:36 AM||3284 km||2040 miles||1773 nm|| NW|
|Honolulu||Fri 6:36 AM||3440 km||2137 miles||1857 nm|| E|
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