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 Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 05:24:00 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: 81%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 32.4"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 32.9"||1004.49 mi||west||0° 11' 19.0"||12.96 mi||north||1004.66 mi|
|24 hours||10° 51' 31.0"||750.04 mi||east||4° 31' 15.8"||310.65 mi||north||812.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Wed 7:54 PM||770 km||479 miles||416 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Wed 7:24 PM||2194 km||1363 miles||1185 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 7:24 PM||2464 km||1531 miles||1330 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 9:24 PM||2502 km||1555 miles||1351 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 7:24 PM||3283 km||2040 miles||1772 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Wed 7:24 PM||3621 km||2250 miles||1955 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 12:24 AM||3865 km||2402 miles||2087 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 6:24 PM||3983 km||2475 miles||2151 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Wed 6:24 PM||4113 km||2556 miles||2221 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Thu 7:24 PM||4131 km||2567 miles||2231 nm|| WSW|
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