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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 00:02:00 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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||164° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.36 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 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"||15.86 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||south||15.86 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 04.8"||951.27 mi||west||0° 07' 45.5"||8.89 mi||south||950.98 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 00.1"||962.19 mi||east||2° 29' 58.1"||171.92 mi||south||970.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alofi||Tue 1:02 PM||596 km||370 miles||322 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 2:02 PM||669 km||415 miles||361 nm|| SE|
|Pago Pago||Tue 1:02 PM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm|| WNW|
|Apia *||Wed 2:02 PM||859 km||534 miles||464 nm|| WNW|
|Neiafu||Wed 1:02 PM||1006 km||625 miles||543 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 1:02 PM||1133 km||704 miles||612 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Wed 1:02 PM||1193 km||742 miles||644 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Tue 2:02 PM||1596 km||992 miles||862 nm|| E|
|Suva||Wed 12:02 PM||1803 km||1120 miles||974 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Wed 12:02 PM||2005 km||1246 miles||1083 nm|| WNW|
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