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 Wednesday, May 2, 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: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||124° 06' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.22 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 29.5"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 13.1"||0.25 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 36.2"||1002.57 mi||west||0° 13' 05.9"||15.00 mi||south||1002.69 mi|
|24 hours||12° 23' 29.6"||857.18 mi||east||5° 16' 50.8"||362.86 mi||south||929.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Tue 8:38 PM||2884 km||1792 miles||1557 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Tue 6:38 PM||3420 km||2125 miles||1847 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island||Tue 10:38 PM||3422 km||2126 miles||1847 nm|| SSE|
|Mexico City *||Tue 11:38 PM||3446 km||2141 miles||1861 nm|| NE|
|Hermosillo||Tue 9:38 PM||3472 km||2158 miles||1875 nm|| NNE|
|Kiritimati||Wed 6:38 PM||3703 km||2301 miles||1999 nm|| W|
|Los Angeles *||Tue 9:38 PM||3781 km||2350 miles||2042 nm|| N|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 10:38 PM||3843 km||2388 miles||2075 nm|| E|
|Phoenix||Tue 9:38 PM||3875 km||2408 miles||2092 nm|| NNE|
|Guatemala||Tue 10:38 PM||4017 km||2496 miles||2169 nm|| ENE|
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