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 00:44:00 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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||130° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.14 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.9 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' 24.1"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 10.3"||932.90 mi||west||0° 02' 40.1"||3.06 mi||north||933.04 mi|
|24 hours||14° 01' 28.6"||908.41 mi||east||1° 40' 06.3"||114.77 mi||north||920.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Fri 4:44 PM||503 km||312 miles||272 nm|| S|
|Gambier Islands||Fri 3:44 PM||517 km||321 miles||279 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Fri 2:44 PM||2006 km||1246 miles||1083 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Fri 7:44 PM||2296 km||1427 miles||1240 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:44 PM||3015 km||1873 miles||1628 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:44 PM||3815 km||2370 miles||2060 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Fri 1:44 PM||4095 km||2545 miles||2211 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 2:44 PM||4413 km||2742 miles||2383 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:44 PM||4609 km||2864 miles||2489 nm|| W|
|Suva||Sat 12:44 PM||5324 km||3308 miles||2875 nm|| W|
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