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 19:28:00 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: 17%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||162° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.6"||997.22 mi||west||0° 11' 29.9"||13.17 mi||south||997.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 49' 53.9"||813.05 mi||east||4° 47' 28.8"||329.25 mi||south||879.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 9:28 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Thu 7:28 AM||1680 km||1044 miles||907 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 9:28 AM||1711 km||1063 miles||924 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 8:28 AM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Fri 9:28 AM||2469 km||1534 miles||1333 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 7:28 AM||2606 km||1620 miles||1407 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Fri 7:28 AM||2751 km||1709 miles||1485 nm|| W|
|Midway||Thu 8:28 AM||2845 km||1768 miles||1536 nm|| NNW|
|Majuro||Fri 7:28 AM||2878 km||1788 miles||1554 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 8:28 AM||2944 km||1829 miles||1589 nm|| SSW|
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