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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 20:18:00 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: 26%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 30' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.05 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 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' 30.9"||16.44 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 01.2"||986.51 mi||west||0° 10' 09.4"||11.64 mi||south||986.86 mi|
|24 hours||348° 21' 25.1"||791.24 mi||west||4° 20' 30.9"||298.41 mi||south||850.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Thu 8:18 AM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Thu 8:18 AM||1037 km||645 miles||560 nm|| S|
|Wake Island||Thu 8:18 AM||1194 km||742 miles||645 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Thu 8:18 AM||1448 km||900 miles||782 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Wed 8:18 AM||1613 km||1002 miles||871 nm|| SE|
|Palikir||Thu 7:18 AM||1739 km||1081 miles||939 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Wed 9:18 AM||2152 km||1337 miles||1162 nm|| NNE|
|Funafuti||Thu 8:18 AM||2226 km||1383 miles||1202 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Thu 7:18 AM||2692 km||1673 miles||1454 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 9:18 AM||2797 km||1738 miles||1510 nm|| SE|
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