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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 17:26:00 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||168° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.65 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 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' 30.8"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||south||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 55.8"||956.42 mi||west||0° 06' 08.3"||7.04 mi||south||956.72 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 59.0"||764.37 mi||east||2° 51' 16.6"||196.30 mi||south||794.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Mon 7:26 AM||1141 km||709 miles||616 nm|| ENE|
|Midway||Mon 6:26 AM||1501 km||933 miles||810 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 7:26 AM||2111 km||1312 miles||1140 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Mon 5:26 AM||2149 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Tue 5:26 AM||2538 km||1577 miles||1370 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Tue 5:26 AM||2674 km||1662 miles||1444 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Tue 5:26 AM||2748 km||1708 miles||1484 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 6:26 AM||3018 km||1876 miles||1630 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Tue 5:26 AM||3224 km||2003 miles||1741 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Tue 5:26 AM||3406 km||2117 miles||1839 nm|| SW|
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