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 Friday, October 19, 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: 17%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.72 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 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"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 00.9"||0.02 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 10.8"||929.70 mi||west||0° 00' 52.0"||0.99 mi||south||929.66 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 12.6"||941.57 mi||east||0° 19' 56.9"||22.87 mi||north||942.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Thu 3:24 PM||627 km||390 miles||339 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Thu 2:24 PM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Thu 4:24 PM||1164 km||723 miles||629 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 2:24 PM||1998 km||1242 miles||1079 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 1:24 PM||3077 km||1912 miles||1662 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:24 PM||3115 km||1935 miles||1682 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 7:24 PM||3239 km||2013 miles||1749 nm|| ESE|
|Apia *||Fri 2:24 PM||3404 km||2115 miles||1838 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 1:24 PM||3529 km||2193 miles||1905 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 1:24 PM||3596 km||2234 miles||1942 nm|| W|
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