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 Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 09:40:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 29' ||North|
|Longitude: ||156° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.88 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 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' 28.9"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 13.1"||0.25 mi||south||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 01.0"||997.32 mi||west||0° 13' 05.8"||15.00 mi||south||997.62 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 29.9"||857.87 mi||east||5° 23' 17.5"||370.25 mi||south||936.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 11:40 PM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Tue 11:40 PM||1753 km||1089 miles||947 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Tue 9:40 PM||2244 km||1394 miles||1212 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 10:40 PM||2280 km||1417 miles||1231 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Tue 11:40 PM||2674 km||1661 miles||1444 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Wed 11:40 PM||2690 km||1671 miles||1452 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 11:40 PM||2971 km||1846 miles||1604 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Wed 9:40 PM||3062 km||1903 miles||1653 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Tue 10:40 PM||3062 km||1903 miles||1653 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Tue 10:40 PM||3311 km||2057 miles||1788 nm|| NW|
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