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 Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11:44:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||138° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.13 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 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' 23.1"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 04.7"||932.83 mi||west||0° 05' 04.3"||5.82 mi||south||932.59 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 53.8"||957.47 mi||east||1° 19' 07.2"||90.73 mi||south||957.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Mon 2:44 AM||516 km||321 miles||279 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Mon 3:44 AM||1049 km||652 miles||566 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Mon 1:44 AM||1158 km||720 miles||626 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Mon 1:44 AM||2165 km||1346 miles||1169 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Mon 6:44 AM||3104 km||1929 miles||1676 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Tue 1:44 AM||3173 km||1972 miles||1713 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Mon 12:44 AM||3242 km||2014 miles||1750 nm|| W|
|Apia||Tue 12:44 AM||3558 km||2211 miles||1921 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 12:44 AM||3670 km||2280 miles||1981 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 12:44 AM||3764 km||2339 miles||2033 nm|| W|
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