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 01:34:00 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: 27%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.26 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 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' 24.1"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 13.2"||933.18 mi||west||0° 02' 47.1"||3.19 mi||north||933.33 mi|
|24 hours||14° 00' 04.5"||907.12 mi||east||1° 42' 37.7"||117.67 mi||north||919.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 3:34 PM||788 km||490 miles||426 nm|| WNW|
|Gambier Islands||Fri 4:34 PM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Fri 5:34 PM||1394 km||866 miles||752 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 3:34 PM||1770 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Fri 2:34 PM||2846 km||1768 miles||1537 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 3:34 PM||2943 km||1829 miles||1589 nm|| NW|
|Apia *||Sat 3:34 PM||3168 km||1968 miles||1710 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 2:34 PM||3294 km||2047 miles||1779 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 2:34 PM||3370 km||2094 miles||1820 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Fri 8:34 PM||3473 km||2158 miles||1875 nm|| ESE|
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