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 18:10:00 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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 40' ||North|
|Longitude: ||178° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 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' 06.1"||0.12 mi||south||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.2"||956.83 mi||west||0° 06' 12.2"||7.11 mi||south||957.13 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 53.2"||764.58 mi||east||2° 52' 46.5"||198.02 mi||south||795.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Mon 7:10 AM||1176 km||731 miles||635 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Tue 6:10 AM||1557 km||968 miles||841 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Tue 6:10 AM||1599 km||993 miles||863 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Mon 6:10 AM||1948 km||1210 miles||1052 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Tue 6:10 AM||2014 km||1251 miles||1087 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Mon 8:10 AM||2223 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| ENE|
|Yaren||Tue 6:10 AM||2557 km||1589 miles||1380 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Tue 5:10 AM||2779 km||1727 miles||1500 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Tue 6:10 AM||2905 km||1805 miles||1569 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Tue 8:10 AM||2917 km||1813 miles||1575 nm|| SE|
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