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 21:48:00 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.
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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 14' ||South|
|Longitude: ||146° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.43 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 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' 25.7"||16.20 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.20 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 43.1"||971.62 mi||west||0° 10' 29.3"||12.02 mi||south||971.34 mi|
|24 hours||14° 00' 50.6"||943.71 mi||east||3° 45' 10.3"||258.05 mi||south||970.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Mon 11:48 AM||582 km||361 miles||314 nm|| SW|
|Taiohae||Mon 12:18 PM||891 km||554 miles||481 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 11:48 AM||1670 km||1038 miles||902 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 11:48 AM||2059 km||1279 miles||1112 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Mon 1:48 PM||2157 km||1340 miles||1165 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Mon 10:48 AM||2589 km||1609 miles||1398 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 10:48 AM||2739 km||1702 miles||1479 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Tue 11:48 AM||2741 km||1703 miles||1480 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Tue 10:48 AM||3176 km||1973 miles||1715 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Mon 9:48 AM||3632 km||2257 miles||1961 nm|| WNW|
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