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 Friday, March 9, 2012 at 09:34:00 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 Friday, March 9, 2012 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||130° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.41 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 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' 27.9"||16.60 mi||west||0° 00' 13.5"||0.26 mi||south||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 53.4"||996.25 mi||west||0° 13' 29.7"||15.46 mi||south||996.19 mi|
|24 hours||13° 01' 47.7"||897.43 mi||east||5° 12' 21.0"||357.78 mi||south||961.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Fri 1:34 AM||2182 km||1356 miles||1178 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Thu 11:34 PM||2484 km||1543 miles||1341 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:34 PM||3099 km||1926 miles||1674 nm|| WNW|
|Easter Island *||Fri 4:34 AM||3283 km||2040 miles||1772 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 11:34 PM||3623 km||2252 miles||1957 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 11:34 PM||4205 km||2613 miles||2271 nm|| NW|
|Hermosillo||Fri 2:34 AM||4340 km||2697 miles||2343 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City||Fri 3:34 AM||4387 km||2726 miles||2369 nm|| NE|
|Alofi||Thu 10:34 PM||4544 km||2824 miles||2454 nm|| WSW|
|Los Angeles||Fri 1:34 AM||4545 km||2824 miles||2454 nm|| NNE|
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