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 07:18:00 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 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||130° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 11.6"||1000.06 mi||west||0° 13' 37.9"||15.61 mi||south||1000.10 mi|
|24 hours||12° 57' 27.0"||895.54 mi||east||5° 23' 05.6"||370.04 mi||south||966.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 11:18 PM||2505 km||1556 miles||1352 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Wed 9:18 PM||2681 km||1666 miles||1448 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 9:18 PM||3038 km||1888 miles||1640 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 2:18 AM||3532 km||2195 miles||1907 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 9:18 PM||3805 km||2364 miles||2055 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Wed 9:18 PM||3983 km||2475 miles||2151 nm|| NW|
|Hermosillo||Thu 12:18 AM||4054 km||2519 miles||2189 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City *||Thu 2:18 AM||4185 km||2601 miles||2260 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 12:18 AM||4233 km||2630 miles||2286 nm|| NNE|
|Phoenix||Thu 12:18 AM||4412 km||2742 miles||2382 nm|| NNE|
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