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, May 1, 2012 at 04:38:00 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: 69%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 26' ||North|
|Longitude: ||136° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.63 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 30.4"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 12.2"||0.23 mi||south||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 25.0"||999.02 mi||west||0° 12' 18.9"||14.11 mi||south||999.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 20.8"||824.49 mi||east||5° 05' 51.3"||350.28 mi||south||898.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Tue 6:38 PM||2394 km||1488 miles||1293 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Mon 6:38 PM||2934 km||1823 miles||1584 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Mon 6:38 PM||2942 km||1828 miles||1589 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Mon 8:38 PM||3436 km||2135 miles||1855 nm|| S|
|Los Angeles *||Mon 9:38 PM||3663 km||2276 miles||1978 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Mon 9:38 PM||3718 km||2311 miles||2008 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco *||Mon 9:38 PM||3838 km||2385 miles||2073 nm|| NNE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 6:38 PM||3925 km||2439 miles||2119 nm|| SW|
|Phoenix||Mon 9:38 PM||3973 km||2469 miles||2145 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas *||Mon 9:38 PM||4016 km||2495 miles||2168 nm|| NNE|
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