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 Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:50:00 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: 81%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.49 meters/second, 1488.6 km/hour, 924.9 miles/hour or 803.8 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' 23.2"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||south||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 18.1"||924.69 mi||west||0° 01' 10.7"||1.35 mi||south||924.63 mi|
|24 hours||14° 28' 42.8"||930.49 mi||east||0° 13' 26.8"||15.42 mi||north||931.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Tue 3:50 AM||547 km||340 miles||295 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Tue 4:50 AM||1081 km||672 miles||584 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Tue 2:50 AM||1101 km||684 miles||595 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 2:50 AM||2045 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Tue 1:50 AM||3128 km||1944 miles||1689 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Tue 7:50 AM||3163 km||1965 miles||1708 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Wed 2:50 AM||3217 km||1999 miles||1737 nm|| NW|
|Apia||Wed 1:50 AM||3469 km||2155 miles||1873 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 1:50 AM||3605 km||2240 miles||1946 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Wed 1:50 AM||3637 km||2260 miles||1964 nm|| W|
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