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 07:34:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||134° 14' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 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' 10.9"||1000.00 mi||west||0° 13' 37.8"||15.61 mi||south||1000.04 mi|
|24 hours||12° 57' 47.3"||895.89 mi||east||5° 22' 57.5"||369.89 mi||south||966.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Wed 10:04 PM||926 km||576 miles||500 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Wed 9:34 PM||2361 km||1467 miles||1275 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Wed 11:34 PM||2537 km||1576 miles||1370 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Thu 9:34 PM||2616 km||1625 miles||1412 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Wed 9:34 PM||3459 km||2149 miles||1867 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Wed 9:34 PM||3682 km||2288 miles||1988 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 2:34 AM||3801 km||2362 miles||2052 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 8:34 PM||4164 km||2587 miles||2248 nm|| WSW|
|Hermosillo||Thu 12:34 AM||4285 km||2662 miles||2313 nm|| NNE|
|Alofi||Wed 8:34 PM||4296 km||2669 miles||2319 nm|| WSW|
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