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, April 5, 2012 at 06:38:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||120° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 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' 28.1"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 13.6"||0.26 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 13.5"||1000.21 mi||west||0° 13' 37.9"||15.61 mi||south||1000.25 mi|
|24 hours||12° 56' 36.0"||894.65 mi||east||5° 23' 25.2"||370.42 mi||south||965.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 10:38 PM||2715 km||1687 miles||1466 nm|| SSW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 1:38 AM||3002 km||1865 miles||1621 nm|| SSE|
|Mexico City *||Thu 1:38 AM||3367 km||2092 miles||1818 nm|| NE|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 12:38 AM||3467 km||2154 miles||1872 nm|| E|
|Papeete||Wed 8:38 PM||3575 km||2221 miles||1930 nm|| WSW|
|Hermosillo||Wed 11:38 PM||3622 km||2250 miles||1956 nm|| NNE|
|Guatemala||Thu 12:38 AM||3817 km||2372 miles||2061 nm|| ENE|
|San Salvador||Thu 12:38 AM||3903 km||2425 miles||2108 nm|| ENE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 11:38 PM||4030 km||2504 miles||2176 nm|| N|
|Phoenix||Wed 11:38 PM||4058 km||2521 miles||2191 nm|| NNE|
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