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 Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 04:36:00 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: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||111° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.92 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 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' 28.2"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 13.2"||0.25 mi||south||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 18.3"||997.39 mi||west||0° 13' 10.4"||15.09 mi||south||997.33 mi|
|24 hours||12° 59' 48.7"||895.74 mi||east||5° 08' 47.9"||353.70 mi||south||958.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 10:36 PM||2445 km||1519 miles||1320 nm|| E|
|Easter Island||Wed 10:36 PM||2459 km||1528 miles||1328 nm|| S|
|Mexico City *||Wed 11:36 PM||3002 km||1866 miles||1621 nm|| NNE|
|Adamstown||Wed 8:36 PM||3005 km||1867 miles||1623 nm|| SW|
|Guatemala||Wed 10:36 PM||3145 km||1954 miles||1698 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Wed 10:36 PM||3189 km||1982 miles||1722 nm|| NE|
|Managua||Wed 10:36 PM||3347 km||2080 miles||1807 nm|| NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Wed 10:36 PM||3383 km||2102 miles||1827 nm|| NE|
|San Jose||Wed 10:36 PM||3430 km||2131 miles||1852 nm|| ENE|
|Belmopan||Wed 10:36 PM||3481 km||2163 miles||1879 nm|| NE|
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