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 17:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||North|
|Longitude: ||163° 44' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.63 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 01.6"||0.03 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.6"||938.42 mi||west||0° 01' 37.3"||1.86 mi||south||938.51 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 24.3"||757.12 mi||east||1° 05' 51.1"||75.50 mi||south||763.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Sun 5:46 AM||349 km||217 miles||188 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Sun 4:46 AM||1651 km||1026 miles||891 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Sun 5:46 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| SSE|
|Midway||Sat 6:46 AM||2079 km||1292 miles||1123 nm|| ENE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sun 3:46 AM||2175 km||1351 miles||1174 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Sun 5:46 AM||2370 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Sun 5:46 AM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm|| S|
|Tokyo||Sun 2:46 AM||2865 km||1780 miles||1547 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Sat 5:46 AM||3136 km||1949 miles||1693 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Sun 4:46 AM||3371 km||2095 miles||1820 nm|| S|
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