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 02:48:00 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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.45 meters/second, 1502.8 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 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' 24.3"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 02.9"||0.06 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 17.7"||933.61 mi||west||0° 02' 57.1"||3.39 mi||north||933.76 mi|
|24 hours||13° 57' 58.5"||905.19 mi||east||1° 46' 20.2"||121.92 mi||north||918.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Fri 4:48 PM||115 km||72 miles||62 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Fri 3:48 PM||995 km||619 miles||538 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Fri 4:48 PM||1200 km||745 miles||648 nm|| ENE|
|Apia *||Sat 4:48 PM||1402 km||871 miles||757 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 3:48 PM||1528 km||949 miles||825 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 3:48 PM||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Sat 2:48 PM||2225 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 4:48 PM||2496 km||1551 miles||1348 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Sat 2:48 PM||2548 km||1583 miles||1376 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 2:48 PM||2871 km||1784 miles||1550 nm|| NW|
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