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 16:36:00 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: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||179° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.4 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' 01.5"||0.03 mi||south||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.7"||938.24 mi||west||0° 01' 30.4"||1.73 mi||south||938.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 28.6"||757.05 mi||east||1° 03' 07.9"||72.39 mi||south||763.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sat 5:36 AM||840 km||522 miles||453 nm|| NNE|
|Wake Island||Sun 4:36 AM||1476 km||917 miles||797 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sun 4:36 AM||1827 km||1135 miles||986 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Sat 6:36 AM||2231 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| E|
|Tarawa||Sun 4:36 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Sat 4:36 AM||2305 km||1433 miles||1245 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Sun 4:36 AM||2799 km||1739 miles||1511 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Sun 3:36 AM||2872 km||1785 miles||1551 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:36 AM||3180 km||1976 miles||1717 nm|| SE|
|Funafuti||Sun 4:36 AM||3252 km||2020 miles||1756 nm|| S|
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