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 21:58:00 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 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||134° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.04 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.2 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"||15.88 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 11.6"||952.80 mi||west||0° 08' 00.6"||9.18 mi||south||952.50 mi|
|24 hours||14° 32' 01.8"||961.44 mi||east||2° 36' 36.4"||179.53 mi||south||971.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Tue 12:58 PM||678 km||421 miles||366 nm|| S|
|Adamstown||Tue 1:58 PM||1018 km||632 miles||549 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Tue 11:58 AM||1568 km||974 miles||847 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Tue 11:58 AM||2663 km||1655 miles||1438 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Tue 4:58 PM||2851 km||1771 miles||1539 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Wed 11:58 AM||3236 km||2011 miles||1747 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Tue 10:58 AM||3716 km||2309 miles||2007 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Wed 11:58 AM||3975 km||2470 miles||2146 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 10:58 AM||4029 km||2504 miles||2176 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Wed 10:58 AM||4262 km||2648 miles||2301 nm|| WSW|
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