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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 00:24:00 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: 9%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||155° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.68 meters/second, 1507.3 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 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' 23.2"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 10.0"||936.32 mi||west||0° 04' 27.5"||5.11 mi||south||936.12 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 47.5"||960.85 mi||east||1° 05' 56.2"||75.60 mi||south||960.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 2:24 PM||492 km||306 miles||266 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 2:24 PM||656 km||407 miles||354 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Wed 1:24 PM||1537 km||955 miles||830 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 2:24 PM||1875 km||1165 miles||1012 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 1:24 PM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 1:24 PM||2080 km||1292 miles||1123 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 2:24 PM||2409 km||1497 miles||1301 nm|| N|
|Adamstown||Wed 4:24 PM||2654 km||1649 miles||1433 nm|| ESE|
|Suva||Thu 12:24 PM||2770 km||1721 miles||1496 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 12:24 PM||3016 km||1874 miles||1628 nm|| WNW|
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