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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 00:02:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||178° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.66 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 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' 25.5"||16.17 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.17 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 34.0"||969.88 mi||west||0° 10' 17.8"||11.80 mi||south||969.60 mi|
|24 hours||14° 04' 12.7"||945.96 mi||east||3° 39' 37.7"||251.70 mi||south||971.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mata-Utu||Tue 12:02 PM||273 km||170 miles||147 nm|| E|
|Suva||Tue 12:02 PM||588 km||365 miles||318 nm|| SSW|
|Lautoka||Tue 12:02 PM||606 km||376 miles||327 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Tue 12:02 PM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm|| NNW|
|Nadi||Tue 12:02 PM||624 km||388 miles||337 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Tue 2:02 PM||746 km||463 miles||403 nm|| E|
|Pago Pago||Mon 1:02 PM||863 km||537 miles||466 nm|| E|
|Nukualofa||Tue 1:02 PM||907 km||563 miles||490 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Tue 1:02 PM||938 km||583 miles||506 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Mon 1:02 PM||1110 km||690 miles||599 nm|| SE|
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