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 02:24:00 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: 28%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||154° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.39 meters/second, 1502.6 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.3 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' 16.3"||933.47 mi||west||0° 02' 54.0"||3.32 mi||north||933.62 mi|
|24 hours||13° 58' 39.5"||905.82 mi||east||1° 45' 08.3"||120.54 mi||north||918.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Fri 4:24 PM||527 km||327 miles||285 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Fri 4:24 PM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Fri 3:24 PM||1594 km||991 miles||861 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 4:24 PM||1951 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 3:24 PM||2126 km||1321 miles||1148 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 3:24 PM||2153 km||1338 miles||1163 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 4:24 PM||2489 km||1547 miles||1344 nm|| N|
|Adamstown||Fri 6:24 PM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm|| ESE|
|Suva||Sat 2:24 PM||2825 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sat 2:24 PM||3094 km||1923 miles||1671 nm|| WNW|
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