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 00:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 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' 11.1"||929.69 mi||west||0° 00' 50.5"||0.97 mi||south||929.64 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 03.0"||941.38 mi||east||0° 20' 31.8"||23.54 mi||north||942.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Thu 2:34 PM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm|| WNW|
|Gambier Islands||Thu 3:34 PM||860 km||534 miles||464 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Thu 4:34 PM||1393 km||866 miles||752 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 2:34 PM||1750 km||1087 miles||945 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 1:34 PM||2828 km||1757 miles||1527 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:34 PM||2969 km||1845 miles||1603 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Fri 2:34 PM||3158 km||1962 miles||1705 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 1:34 PM||3291 km||2045 miles||1777 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 1:34 PM||3348 km||2080 miles||1808 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 7:34 PM||3476 km||2160 miles||1877 nm|| ESE|
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