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 23:02:00 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||177° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.64 meters/second, 1589.9 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.5 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' 27.2"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 17.1"||987.79 mi||west||0° 11' 58.6"||13.72 mi||south||987.61 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 03.9"||915.79 mi||east||4° 31' 00.5"||310.48 mi||south||960.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Funafuti||Mon 11:02 AM||349 km||217 miles||189 nm|| W|
|Mata-Utu||Mon 11:02 AM||509 km||316 miles||275 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Mon 12:02 PM||705 km||438 miles||381 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Mon 1:02 PM||838 km||521 miles||453 nm|| SE|
|Pago Pago||Sun 12:02 PM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm|| SE|
|Rawaki||Mon 12:02 PM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm|| NE|
|Baker Island||Sun 11:02 AM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm|| N|
|Suva||Mon 11:02 AM||1103 km||685 miles||596 nm|| SSW|
|Nukualofa||Mon 12:02 PM||1375 km||854 miles||742 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Sun 12:02 PM||1395 km||867 miles||753 nm|| SE|
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