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 07:34:00 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: 80%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||166° 37' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 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' 28.3"||1002.42 mi||west||0° 13' 08.10"||15.06 mi||south||1002.52 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 22.2"||861.65 mi||east||5° 16' 58.1"||363.01 mi||south||933.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Wed 8:34 PM||593 km||368 miles||320 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 9:34 PM||1060 km||659 miles||572 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Tue 7:34 PM||1100 km||683 miles||594 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 8:34 PM||1126 km||699 miles||608 nm|| SSW|
|Apia||Wed 8:34 PM||1601 km||995 miles||864 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 7:34 PM||1815 km||1128 miles||980 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Tue 8:34 PM||2105 km||1308 miles||1137 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 7:34 PM||2278 km||1415 miles||1230 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Tue 9:34 PM||2432 km||1511 miles||1313 nm|| SSE|
|Nukualofa||Wed 8:34 PM||2487 km||1545 miles||1343 nm|| SSW|
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