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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:14:00 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: 27%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||123° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.07 meters/second, 1501.4 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 24.1"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 08.6"||932.74 mi||west||0° 02' 36.1"||2.98 mi||north||932.88 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 18.6"||909.19 mi||east||1° 38' 34.8"||113.03 mi||north||920.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Fri 4:14 PM||834 km||518 miles||450 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island *||Fri 7:14 PM||1617 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Fri 2:14 PM||2754 km||1711 miles||1487 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:14 PM||3759 km||2336 miles||2030 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 6:14 PM||4288 km||2664 miles||2315 nm|| ENE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:14 PM||4441 km||2760 miles||2398 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Fri 1:14 PM||4842 km||3009 miles||2615 nm|| W|
|Lima||Fri 7:14 PM||5044 km||3134 miles||2724 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Sat 2:14 PM||5163 km||3208 miles||2788 nm|| W|
|Mexico City *||Fri 7:14 PM||5166 km||3210 miles||2789 nm|| NNE|
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