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 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: 66%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||176° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 01.3"||0.03 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.7"||938.21 mi||west||0° 01' 29.5"||1.71 mi||south||938.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 29.1"||757.04 mi||east||1° 02' 44.6"||71.94 mi||south||763.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sat 5:26 AM||817 km||508 miles||441 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Sun 4:26 AM||1727 km||1073 miles||933 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Sat 6:26 AM||1980 km||1230 miles||1069 nm|| E|
|Majuro||Sun 4:26 AM||1984 km||1233 miles||1071 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Sat 4:26 AM||2285 km||1420 miles||1234 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sun 4:26 AM||2413 km||1499 miles||1303 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Sun 4:26 AM||2949 km||1832 miles||1592 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:26 AM||2988 km||1857 miles||1613 nm|| SE|
|Palikir||Sun 3:26 AM||3096 km||1923 miles||1671 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sun 4:26 AM||3276 km||2035 miles||1769 nm|| S|
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