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 21:48:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 60' ||South|
|Longitude: ||132° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.09 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 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' 24.2"||15.89 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||15.89 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 12.1"||952.92 mi||west||0° 08' 01.8"||9.20 mi||south||952.63 mi|
|24 hours||14° 31' 51.8"||961.37 mi||east||2° 37' 08.2"||180.13 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.
|Gambier Islands||Tue 12:48 PM||729 km||453 miles||394 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Tue 1:48 PM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Tue 11:48 AM||1823 km||1133 miles||984 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Tue 4:48 PM||2627 km||1632 miles||1418 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 11:48 AM||2912 km||1809 miles||1572 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 11:48 AM||3440 km||2137 miles||1857 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Tue 10:48 AM||3969 km||2466 miles||2143 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Wed 11:48 AM||4231 km||2629 miles||2284 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 10:48 AM||4283 km||2661 miles||2312 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Wed 10:48 AM||4512 km||2804 miles||2436 nm|| WSW|
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