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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 03:32:00 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: 61%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 06' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.43 meters/second, 1578.4 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 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' 29.8"||16.35 mi||west||0° 00' 09.8"||0.19 mi||north||16.35 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 55.0"||980.67 mi||west||0° 09' 55.0"||11.36 mi||north||981.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 47.4"||793.43 mi||east||4° 10' 22.2"||286.82 mi||north||848.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Mon 6:02 PM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Mon 7:32 PM||1443 km||896 miles||779 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Mon 5:32 PM||2028 km||1260 miles||1095 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Mon 10:32 PM||2852 km||1772 miles||1540 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 5:32 PM||3169 km||1969 miles||1711 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 5:32 PM||3243 km||2015 miles||1751 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Mon 4:32 PM||4177 km||2596 miles||2255 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 4:32 PM||4347 km||2701 miles||2347 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Tue 5:32 PM||4363 km||2711 miles||2356 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Mon 5:32 PM||4683 km||2910 miles||2529 nm|| NW|
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