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 Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 17:52:00 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: 27%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 17:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 32.4"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 24.7"||993.99 mi||west||0° 10' 51.3"||12.43 mi||north||994.31 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 47.0"||739.22 mi||east||4° 26' 54.3"||305.71 mi||north||803.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Sun 8:22 AM||950 km||590 miles||513 nm|| E|
|Papeete||Sun 7:52 AM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Mon 7:52 AM||1560 km||969 miles||842 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Sun 7:52 AM||1858 km||1154 miles||1003 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 6:52 AM||2540 km||1578 miles||1371 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Sun 6:52 AM||2609 km||1621 miles||1409 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Sun 9:52 AM||2626 km||1632 miles||1418 nm|| SE|
|Apia||Mon 6:52 AM||2638 km||1639 miles||1425 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Mon 6:52 AM||3208 km||1993 miles||1732 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sun 5:52 AM||3297 km||2049 miles||1780 nm|| WNW|
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