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 Friday, October 12, 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||136° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 30.0"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 04.2"||1002.51 mi||west||0° 12' 22.6"||14.17 mi||south||1002.67 mi|
|24 hours||12° 09' 39.4"||840.72 mi||east||5° 01' 51.7"||345.70 mi||south||909.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 8:28 AM||2325 km||1445 miles||1256 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Fri 8:28 AM||2599 km||1615 miles||1403 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 10:28 AM||3073 km||1910 miles||1659 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Fri 8:28 AM||3155 km||1960 miles||1704 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 8:28 AM||3617 km||2247 miles||1953 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 11:28 AM||4019 km||2497 miles||2170 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 11:28 AM||4030 km||2504 miles||2176 nm|| NE|
|Fakaofo||Sat 7:28 AM||4059 km||2522 miles||2192 nm|| WSW|
|San Francisco *||Fri 11:28 AM||4210 km||2616 miles||2273 nm|| NNE|
|Apia *||Sat 8:28 AM||4275 km||2657 miles||2308 nm|| WSW|
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