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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 16:46:00 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: 56%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||170° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.45 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||south||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 46.3"||944.76 mi||west||0° 03' 51.2"||4.42 mi||south||944.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 44.8"||759.29 mi||east||1° 58' 23.0"||135.71 mi||south||775.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sun 5:46 AM||1194 km||742 miles||645 nm|| NW|
|Honolulu||Sun 6:46 AM||1282 km||796 miles||692 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Sun 4:46 AM||2278 km||1415 miles||1230 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 6:46 AM||2417 km||1502 miles||1305 nm|| SE|
|Wake Island||Mon 4:46 AM||2445 km||1519 miles||1320 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Mon 4:46 AM||2461 km||1529 miles||1329 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Mon 4:46 AM||2745 km||1706 miles||1482 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 5:46 AM||3227 km||2005 miles||1742 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Mon 4:46 AM||3344 km||2078 miles||1806 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Mon 4:46 AM||3372 km||2095 miles||1821 nm|| SW|
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