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 19:38:00 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 46' ||North|
|Longitude: ||153° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 29.9"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 01.8"||1002.60 mi||west||0° 12' 24.4"||14.21 mi||south||1002.75 mi|
|24 hours||12° 10' 53.7"||842.27 mi||east||5° 02' 12.1"||346.09 mi||south||910.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 9:38 AM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Fri 9:38 AM||2176 km||1352 miles||1175 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Fri 9:38 AM||2216 km||1377 miles||1197 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 8:38 AM||2335 km||1451 miles||1261 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 7:38 AM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Fri 9:38 AM||2640 km||1640 miles||1425 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Sat 9:38 AM||2667 km||1657 miles||1440 nm|| SW|
|Alofi||Fri 8:38 AM||2931 km||1821 miles||1583 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Sat 7:38 AM||3250 km||2020 miles||1755 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 8:38 AM||3477 km||2160 miles||1877 nm|| SW|
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