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 09:46:00 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 Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 47' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 29.3"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 13.2"||0.25 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 22.0"||1002.22 mi||west||0° 13' 10.8"||15.10 mi||south||1002.31 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 23.4"||865.06 mi||east||5° 16' 52.1"||362.90 mi||south||936.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Yaren||Wed 9:46 PM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm|| E|
|Arawa||Wed 7:46 PM||893 km||555 miles||482 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Wed 8:46 PM||929 km||577 miles||502 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Wed 8:46 PM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 9:46 PM||1302 km||809 miles||703 nm|| E|
|Majuro||Wed 9:46 PM||1389 km||863 miles||750 nm|| NE|
|Port Moresby||Wed 7:46 PM||1854 km||1152 miles||1001 nm|| WSW|
|Port Vila||Wed 8:46 PM||2017 km||1253 miles||1089 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Wed 9:46 PM||2141 km||1330 miles||1156 nm|| ESE|
|Wake Island||Wed 9:46 PM||2290 km||1423 miles||1236 nm|| NNE|
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