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 20:00:00 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: 35%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 32' ||North|
|Longitude: ||166° 17' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.67 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 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' 31.1"||16.21 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||south||16.21 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 04.1"||972.18 mi||west||0° 08' 23.2"||9.61 mi||south||972.53 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 25.9"||775.09 mi||east||3° 42' 02.9"||254.42 mi||south||821.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Wed 8:00 AM||527 km||327 miles||285 nm|| N|
|Majuro||Wed 8:00 AM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm|| SSE|
|Palikir||Wed 7:00 AM||1223 km||760 miles||661 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Wed 8:00 AM||1628 km||1012 miles||879 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Wed 8:00 AM||1668 km||1036 miles||901 nm|| S|
|Midway||Tue 9:00 AM||2268 km||1410 miles||1225 nm|| NE|
|Hagåtña||Wed 6:00 AM||2328 km||1446 miles||1257 nm|| W|
|Baker Island||Tue 8:00 AM||2474 km||1537 miles||1336 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Wed 7:00 AM||2741 km||1703 miles||1480 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 8:00 AM||2922 km||1816 miles||1578 nm|| SSE|
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