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 21:28:00 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: 9%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 24' ||North|
|Longitude: ||179° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 57.7"||1002.70 mi||west||0° 12' 27.0"||14.26 mi||south||1002.85 mi|
|24 hours||12° 12' 53.2"||844.71 mi||east||5° 02' 39.2"||346.61 mi||south||912.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Fri 9:28 AM||407 km||253 miles||220 nm|| ESE|
|Tarawa||Sat 9:28 AM||786 km||489 miles||425 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sat 9:28 AM||1100 km||684 miles||594 nm|| S|
|Majuro||Sat 9:28 AM||1172 km||728 miles||633 nm|| WNW|
|Yaren||Sat 9:28 AM||1479 km||919 miles||799 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 10:28 AM||1532 km||952 miles||827 nm|| SE|
|Apia *||Sat 11:28 AM||1910 km||1187 miles||1031 nm|| SSE|
|Suva||Sat 9:28 AM||2168 km||1347 miles||1170 nm|| S|
|Wake Island||Sat 9:28 AM||2461 km||1529 miles||1329 nm|| NW|
|Port Vila||Sat 8:28 AM||2477 km||1539 miles||1338 nm|| SSW|
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