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 20:20:00 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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 29' ||North|
|Longitude: ||161° 26' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.76 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 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' 08.4"||0.16 mi||south||16.21 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 04.1"||972.38 mi||west||0° 08' 24.7"||9.64 mi||south||972.74 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 26.9"||775.27 mi||east||3° 42' 38.0"||255.09 mi||south||821.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Wed 8:20 AM||768 km||477 miles||414 nm|| NE|
|Palikir||Wed 7:20 AM||911 km||566 miles||492 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Wed 8:20 AM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Wed 8:20 AM||1767 km||1098 miles||954 nm|| SSE|
|Hagåtña||Wed 6:20 AM||1806 km||1122 miles||975 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Wed 8:20 AM||1925 km||1196 miles||1040 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Wed 7:20 AM||2650 km||1647 miles||1431 nm|| S|
|Midway||Tue 9:20 AM||2664 km||1655 miles||1439 nm|| NE|
|Baker Island||Tue 8:20 AM||2900 km||1802 miles||1566 nm|| ESE|
|Melekeok||Wed 5:20 AM||3028 km||1882 miles||1635 nm|| WSW|
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