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 Tuesday, October 9, 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: 36%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||158° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.01 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.6 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' 31.0"||16.18 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||south||16.18 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 03.6"||970.70 mi||west||0° 08' 11.6"||9.39 mi||south||971.05 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 21.9"||773.84 mi||east||3° 37' 47.6"||249.55 mi||south||818.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Tue 7:36 AM||670 km||416 miles||362 nm|| NE|
|Honolulu||Tue 7:36 AM||722 km||449 miles||390 nm|| N|
|Kiritimati||Wed 7:36 AM||1448 km||899 miles||782 nm|| S|
|Midway||Tue 6:36 AM||2414 km||1500 miles||1303 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Tue 5:36 AM||2527 km||1570 miles||1364 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 6:36 AM||3007 km||1868 miles||1624 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Wed 5:36 AM||3376 km||2097 miles||1823 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 5:36 AM||3430 km||2131 miles||1852 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Wed 7:36 AM||3477 km||2161 miles||1877 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 5:36 AM||3540 km||2200 miles||1911 nm|| SW|
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