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 20:48:00 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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 32' ||North|
|Longitude: ||170° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 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' 59.2"||1002.67 mi||west||0° 12' 26.1"||14.24 mi||south||1002.82 mi|
|24 hours||12° 12' 09.3"||843.82 mi||east||5° 02' 30.1"||346.43 mi||south||912.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Sat 9:48 AM||583 km||362 miles||315 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Fri 8:48 AM||707 km||439 miles||382 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 9:48 AM||1210 km||752 miles||653 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:48 AM||1440 km||895 miles||777 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Sat 8:48 AM||1612 km||1001 miles||870 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Sat 10:48 AM||1708 km||1061 miles||922 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sat 8:48 AM||1862 km||1157 miles||1005 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sat 8:48 AM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Fri 9:48 AM||2277 km||1415 miles||1230 nm|| S|
|Suva||Sat 8:48 AM||2504 km||1556 miles||1352 nm|| SSW|
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