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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 15:26:00 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: 66%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||162° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 30.6"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.03 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.7"||938.07 mi||west||0° 01' 23.6"||1.60 mi||south||938.14 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 32.3"||756.98 mi||east||1° 00' 24.8"||69.27 mi||south||762.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sat 5:26 AM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm|| E|
|Wailuku||Sat 5:26 AM||614 km||382 miles||332 nm|| E|
|Midway||Sat 4:26 AM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 5:26 AM||2173 km||1350 miles||1174 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Sat 3:26 AM||2753 km||1710 miles||1486 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Sun 3:26 AM||3222 km||2002 miles||1740 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Sun 3:26 AM||3237 km||2011 miles||1748 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Sun 3:26 AM||3431 km||2132 miles||1852 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 4:26 AM||3482 km||2163 miles||1880 nm|| SSW|
|Adak *||Sat 6:26 AM||3655 km||2271 miles||1973 nm|| NNW|
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