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 20:38:00 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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 44' ||North|
|Longitude: ||168° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 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"||16.45 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 01.0"||986.69 mi||west||0° 10' 10.8"||11.66 mi||south||987.04 mi|
|24 hours||348° 21' 18.7"||791.50 mi||west||4° 20' 58.5"||298.94 mi||south||850.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kwajalein||Thu 8:38 AM||243 km||151 miles||131 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Thu 8:38 AM||484 km||301 miles||261 nm|| SE|
|Wake Island||Thu 8:38 AM||971 km||603 miles||524 nm|| NNW|
|Tarawa||Thu 8:38 AM||1136 km||706 miles||613 nm|| SSE|
|Palikir||Thu 7:38 AM||1229 km||763 miles||663 nm|| WSW|
|Yaren||Thu 8:38 AM||1260 km||783 miles||680 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Wed 8:38 AM||2015 km||1252 miles||1088 nm|| SE|
|Midway||Wed 9:38 AM||2424 km||1506 miles||1309 nm|| NE|
|Funafuti||Thu 8:38 AM||2428 km||1509 miles||1311 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Thu 7:38 AM||2429 km||1509 miles||1311 nm|| SSW|
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