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 17:46:00 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||172° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.73 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 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"||956.60 mi||west||0° 06' 10.1"||7.07 mi||south||956.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 56.4"||764.47 mi||east||2° 51' 57.6"||197.09 mi||south||795.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Mon 6:46 AM||1250 km||777 miles||675 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Mon 7:46 AM||1627 km||1011 miles||879 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Mon 5:46 AM||1976 km||1228 miles||1067 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Tue 5:46 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Tue 5:46 AM||2166 km||1346 miles||1170 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Tue 5:46 AM||2372 km||1474 miles||1281 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 7:46 AM||2442 km||1518 miles||1319 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Tue 5:46 AM||2994 km||1860 miles||1617 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 6:46 AM||3000 km||1864 miles||1620 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Tue 5:46 AM||3027 km||1881 miles||1635 nm|| SSW|
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