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 17:36:00 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 43' ||North|
|Longitude: ||170° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.69 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 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"||15.95 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||south||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.0"||956.51 mi||west||0° 06' 09.2"||7.06 mi||south||956.81 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 57.7"||764.42 mi||east||2° 51' 37.1"||196.70 mi||south||794.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Mon 6:36 AM||1359 km||844 miles||734 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Mon 7:36 AM||1382 km||859 miles||746 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Mon 5:36 AM||2047 km||1272 miles||1105 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 7:36 AM||2267 km||1409 miles||1224 nm|| SE|
|Majuro||Tue 5:36 AM||2307 km||1434 miles||1246 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Tue 5:36 AM||2420 km||1504 miles||1307 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Tue 5:36 AM||2553 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 6:36 AM||2997 km||1863 miles||1619 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Tue 5:36 AM||3116 km||1936 miles||1682 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Tue 5:36 AM||3196 km||1986 miles||1726 nm|| SW|
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