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 Sunday, October 21, 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: 39%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||146° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.89 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.0 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' 25.9"||15.77 mi||west||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||north||15.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 01.3"||945.81 mi||west||0° 05' 55.9"||6.80 mi||north||946.11 mi|
|24 hours||13° 12' 50.4"||865.93 mi||east||2° 50' 24.1"||195.32 mi||north||894.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sat 4:48 PM||342 km||213 miles||185 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Sat 4:48 PM||1410 km||876 miles||761 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Sat 6:48 PM||1840 km||1143 miles||994 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Sat 3:48 PM||2459 km||1528 miles||1327 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 4:48 PM||2562 km||1592 miles||1383 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Sun 4:48 PM||2744 km||1705 miles||1482 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 3:48 PM||2853 km||1773 miles||1540 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sun 3:48 PM||3006 km||1868 miles||1623 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Sun 3:48 PM||3693 km||2295 miles||1994 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sun 2:48 PM||3861 km||2399 miles||2085 nm|| WNW|
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