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 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: 9%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 34' ||North|
|Longitude: ||167° 51' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 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° 29' 59.5"||1002.66 mi||west||0° 12' 25.8"||14.24 mi||south||1002.81 mi|
|24 hours||12° 11' 58.4"||843.60 mi||east||5° 02' 27.7"||346.38 mi||south||911.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Sat 9:38 AM||666 km||414 miles||360 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 8:38 AM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:38 AM||1171 km||727 miles||632 nm|| E|
|Fakaofo||Sat 9:38 AM||1266 km||787 miles||684 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Sat 10:38 AM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Sat 8:38 AM||1818 km||1129 miles||981 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Sat 8:38 AM||2131 km||1324 miles||1151 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Fri 9:38 AM||2292 km||1424 miles||1237 nm|| S|
|Majuro||Sat 8:38 AM||2405 km||1494 miles||1299 nm|| WNW|
|Honolulu||Fri 10:38 AM||2439 km||1515 miles||1317 nm|| NNE|
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