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 08:18:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 51' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.00 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 13.6"||0.26 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 08.9"||999.83 mi||west||0° 13' 37.7"||15.61 mi||south||999.86 mi|
|24 hours||12° 58' 44.0"||896.86 mi||east||5° 22' 34.2"||369.45 mi||south||966.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Wed 10:48 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm|| SE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:18 PM||1477 km||918 miles||798 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Wed 10:18 PM||1724 km||1071 miles||931 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 10:18 PM||2616 km||1625 miles||1412 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 12:18 AM||2941 km||1827 miles||1588 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Wed 10:18 PM||3007 km||1869 miles||1624 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 9:18 PM||3013 km||1872 miles||1627 nm|| WSW|
|Apia||Thu 9:18 PM||3209 km||1994 miles||1733 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Wed 9:18 PM||3278 km||2037 miles||1770 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Wed 8:18 PM||3535 km||2196 miles||1909 nm|| W|
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