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 00:24:00 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: 27%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||125° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.09 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.8 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' 09.3"||932.79 mi||west||0° 02' 37.4"||3.01 mi||north||932.93 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 01.9"||908.93 mi||east||1° 39' 05.3"||113.61 mi||north||920.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Fri 4:24 PM||653 km||406 miles||353 nm|| SW|
|Gambier Islands||Fri 3:24 PM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Fri 7:24 PM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Fri 2:24 PM||2504 km||1556 miles||1352 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:24 PM||3511 km||2182 miles||1896 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:24 PM||4227 km||2626 miles||2282 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Fri 1:24 PM||4594 km||2854 miles||2480 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 2:24 PM||4913 km||3053 miles||2653 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:24 PM||5102 km||3170 miles||2755 nm|| W|
|Lima||Fri 7:24 PM||5294 km||3290 miles||2859 nm|| E|
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