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 02:56:00 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 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 60' ||South|
|Longitude: ||168° 15' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.18 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 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' 07.3"||935.19 mi||west||0° 04' 05.2"||4.69 mi||south||935.00 mi|
|24 hours||345° 14' 19.2"||959.61 mi||west||0° 56' 49.8"||65.16 mi||south||958.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Vila||Thu 1:56 PM||251 km||156 miles||135 nm|| N|
|Noumea||Thu 1:56 PM||313 km||195 miles||169 nm|| SW|
|Luganville||Thu 1:56 PM||509 km||316 miles||275 nm|| NNW|
|Nadi||Thu 2:56 PM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm|| ENE|
|Kingston||Thu 2:26 PM||1003 km||623 miles||542 nm|| S|
|Lautoka||Thu 2:56 PM||1005 km||625 miles||543 nm|| ENE|
|Suva||Thu 2:56 PM||1090 km||677 miles||589 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Thu 1:56 PM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 3:56 PM||1729 km||1074 miles||934 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Thu 2:56 PM||1734 km||1078 miles||936 nm|| NE|
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