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 23:08:00 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 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 10' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 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"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||south||15.87 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 07.7"||951.93 mi||west||0° 07' 52.0"||9.02 mi||south||951.64 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 09.7"||961.88 mi||east||2° 32' 52.3"||175.25 mi||south||970.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Vaitape (Bora Bora)||Tue 1:08 PM||75 km||46 miles||40 nm|| N|
|Papeete||Tue 1:08 PM||223 km||139 miles||120 nm|| E|
|Rarotonga||Tue 1:08 PM||967 km||601 miles||522 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Tue 12:08 PM||1946 km||1209 miles||1050 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Wed 1:08 PM||2191 km||1361 miles||1183 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 1:08 PM||2197 km||1365 miles||1186 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 12:08 PM||2291 km||1423 miles||1237 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Tue 3:08 PM||2397 km||1490 miles||1295 nm|| ESE|
|Nukualofa||Wed 12:08 PM||2515 km||1563 miles||1358 nm|| WSW|
|Suva||Wed 11:08 AM||3176 km||1973 miles||1715 nm|| W|
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