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 02:46:00 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 59' ||South|
|Longitude: ||170° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.21 meters/second, 1505.5 km/hour, 935.5 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 23.0"||15.59 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 07.5"||935.26 mi||west||0° 04' 06.7"||4.71 mi||south||935.07 mi|
|24 hours||345° 14' 18.3"||959.70 mi||west||0° 57' 25.9"||65.85 mi||south||959.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Vila||Thu 1:46 PM||350 km||218 miles||189 nm|| NW|
|Noumea||Thu 1:46 PM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm|| WSW|
|Nadi||Thu 2:46 PM||753 km||468 miles||406 nm|| ENE|
|Lautoka||Thu 2:46 PM||764 km||475 miles||413 nm|| ENE|
|Suva||Thu 2:46 PM||843 km||524 miles||455 nm|| ENE|
|Nukualofa||Thu 3:46 PM||1480 km||920 miles||799 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Thu 2:46 PM||1569 km||975 miles||847 nm|| NE|
|Honiara||Thu 1:46 PM||1639 km||1018 miles||885 nm|| NW|
|Auckland *||Thu 3:46 PM||1911 km||1187 miles||1032 nm|| S|
|Brisbane||Thu 12:46 PM||1976 km||1228 miles||1067 nm|| WSW|
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