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 22:18:00 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 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.93 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 10.4"||952.55 mi||west||0° 07' 58.1"||9.13 mi||south||952.25 mi|
|24 hours||14° 32' 21.5"||961.57 mi||east||2° 35' 32.5"||178.31 mi||south||971.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Tue 1:18 PM||831 km||517 miles||449 nm|| SE|
|Taiohae||Tue 12:48 PM||892 km||554 miles||481 nm|| N|
|Papeete||Tue 12:18 PM||1058 km||657 miles||571 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Tue 2:18 PM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 12:18 PM||2167 km||1347 miles||1170 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 12:18 PM||2857 km||1775 miles||1543 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Tue 11:18 AM||3210 km||1995 miles||1733 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Tue 5:18 PM||3307 km||2055 miles||1786 nm|| ESE|
|Apia *||Wed 12:18 PM||3464 km||2153 miles||1870 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 11:18 AM||3525 km||2190 miles||1903 nm|| W|
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