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 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: 17%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||179° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 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"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 41.3"||997.64 mi||west||0° 11' 33.3"||13.23 mi||south||997.91 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 41.3"||814.32 mi||east||4° 48' 32.1"||330.45 mi||south||881.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Thu 8:38 AM||771 km||479 miles||417 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Fri 8:38 AM||979 km||608 miles||529 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Fri 8:38 AM||1010 km||628 miles||545 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Fri 8:38 AM||1651 km||1026 miles||892 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Fri 8:38 AM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:38 AM||1978 km||1229 miles||1068 nm|| SSE|
|Wake Island||Fri 8:38 AM||2056 km||1277 miles||1110 nm|| NW|
|Apia *||Fri 10:38 AM||2400 km||1492 miles||1296 nm|| SSE|
|Midway||Thu 9:38 AM||2429 km||1509 miles||1312 nm|| N|
|Palikir||Fri 7:38 AM||2448 km||1521 miles||1322 nm|| W|
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