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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 20:28:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 25' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.33 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 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' 27.5"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 27.4"||989.34 mi||west||0° 12' 05.4"||13.85 mi||south||989.18 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 50.1"||912.23 mi||east||4° 34' 54.8"||314.94 mi||south||959.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Sun 10:58 AM||130 km||81 miles||70 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Sun 10:28 AM||1405 km||873 miles||759 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Sun 12:28 PM||2149 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| SSE|
|Kiritimati||Mon 10:28 AM||2184 km||1357 miles||1179 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Sun 10:28 AM||2505 km||1557 miles||1353 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 9:28 AM||3377 km||2099 miles||1824 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Sun 9:28 AM||3382 km||2101 miles||1826 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Mon 10:28 AM||3462 km||2151 miles||1869 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Sun 10:28 AM||3795 km||2358 miles||2049 nm|| NNW|
|Easter Island *||Sun 3:28 PM||3881 km||2411 miles||2095 nm|| SE|
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