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, April 6, 2012 at 08:28:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, April 6, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||134° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.41 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 26.8"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 13.1"||0.25 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 50.5"||989.52 mi||west||0° 13' 03.4"||14.96 mi||south||989.36 mi|
|24 hours||13° 32' 52.0"||927.91 mi||east||4° 57' 10.7"||340.45 mi||south||981.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 10:58 PM||585 km||363 miles||316 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Fri 12:28 AM||1932 km||1201 miles||1043 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Thu 10:28 PM||1961 km||1218 miles||1059 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:28 PM||2786 km||1731 miles||1504 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 10:28 PM||3102 km||1927 miles||1675 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Fri 3:28 AM||3368 km||2093 miles||1818 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Thu 9:28 PM||4035 km||2507 miles||2179 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:28 PM||4068 km||2528 miles||2197 nm|| W|
|Apia||Fri 9:28 PM||4143 km||2575 miles||2237 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 10:28 PM||4149 km||2578 miles||2240 nm|| NW|
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