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 21:46:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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' 24.1"||15.89 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||15.89 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 12.2"||952.95 mi||west||0° 08' 02.0"||9.21 mi||south||952.65 mi|
|24 hours||14° 31' 49.8"||961.35 mi||east||2° 37' 14.5"||180.26 mi||south||971.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Tue 12:46 PM||749 km||466 miles||405 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Tue 1:46 PM||915 km||568 miles||494 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Tue 11:46 AM||1874 km||1164 miles||1012 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Tue 4:46 PM||2582 km||1605 miles||1394 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 11:46 AM||2962 km||1840 miles||1599 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 11:46 AM||3481 km||2163 miles||1880 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Tue 10:46 AM||4020 km||2498 miles||2170 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Wed 11:46 AM||4282 km||2661 miles||2312 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 10:46 AM||4333 km||2693 miles||2340 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Wed 10:46 AM||4562 km||2835 miles||2463 nm|| WSW|
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