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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 00:12:00 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: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 10' ||South|
|Longitude: ||165° 30' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.32 meters/second, 1588.7 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.8 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' 27.2"||16.45 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 12.4"||987.06 mi||west||0° 11' 55.2"||13.65 mi||south||986.88 mi|
|24 hours||13° 25' 59.4"||917.39 mi||east||4° 29' 08.8"||308.35 mi||south||961.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Mon 11:12 AM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm|| W|
|Luganville||Mon 11:12 AM||725 km||451 miles||392 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Mon 12:12 PM||968 km||601 miles||523 nm|| N|
|Port Vila||Mon 11:12 AM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Mon 12:12 PM||1436 km||892 miles||776 nm|| NE|
|Funafuti||Mon 12:12 PM||1511 km||939 miles||816 nm|| E|
|Suva||Mon 12:12 PM||1713 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| SE|
|Majuro||Mon 12:12 PM||1912 km||1188 miles||1033 nm|| NNE|
|Palikir||Mon 11:12 AM||1956 km||1215 miles||1056 nm|| NNW|
|Port Moresby||Mon 10:12 AM||2012 km||1250 miles||1086 nm|| W|
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