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 17:16:00 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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 58' ||North|
|Longitude: ||159° 18' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.26 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 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' 00.8"||0.02 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.9"||937.59 mi||west||0° 00' 46.7"||0.89 mi||north||937.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 58.3"||755.89 mi||east||0° 08' 19.8"||9.55 mi||south||756.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sat 5:16 AM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Sat 4:16 AM||1559 km||969 miles||842 nm|| S|
|Hagåtña||Sat 3:16 AM||1753 km||1089 miles||947 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Sat 5:16 AM||1995 km||1240 miles||1077 nm|| SE|
|Midway||Fri 6:16 AM||2491 km||1548 miles||1345 nm|| ENE|
|Yokohama||Sat 2:16 AM||2500 km||1553 miles||1350 nm|| NW|
|Tokyo||Sat 2:16 AM||2512 km||1561 miles||1356 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Sat 5:16 AM||2519 km||1565 miles||1360 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:16 AM||2626 km||1631 miles||1418 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Sat 2:16 AM||3044 km||1891 miles||1643 nm|| WSW|
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