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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 18:28:00 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: 18%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 15' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.66 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 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' 30.6"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.9"||996.85 mi||west||0° 11' 26.9"||13.11 mi||south||997.14 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 14.2"||811.98 mi||east||4° 46' 33.1"||328.18 mi||south||878.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 8:28 AM||1145 km||712 miles||618 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 8:28 AM||1911 km||1187 miles||1032 nm|| NNW|
|Papeete||Thu 8:28 AM||2694 km||1674 miles||1455 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Fri 7:28 AM||3113 km||1934 miles||1681 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 6:28 AM||3218 km||2000 miles||1738 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 8:28 AM||3346 km||2079 miles||1807 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Fri 8:28 AM||3458 km||2149 miles||1867 nm|| SW|
|Alofi||Thu 7:28 AM||3717 km||2310 miles||2007 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Thu 7:28 AM||3876 km||2408 miles||2093 nm|| NW|
|Funafuti||Fri 6:28 AM||3987 km||2478 miles||2153 nm|| WSW|
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