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 11:34:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.51 meters/second, 1600.2 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.1 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' 27.9"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 13.1"||0.25 mi||south||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 50.5"||994.22 mi||west||0° 13' 02.2"||14.93 mi||south||994.11 mi|
|24 hours||13° 12' 05.1"||907.44 mi||east||5° 02' 18.2"||346.29 mi||south||965.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Thu 9:34 PM||114 km||71 miles||61 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 9:34 PM||342 km||213 miles||185 nm|| SSW|
|Arawa||Thu 9:34 PM||840 km||522 miles||453 nm|| E|
|Jayapura||Thu 8:34 PM||916 km||569 miles||495 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Thu 9:34 PM||1182 km||735 miles||638 nm|| SSW|
|Honiara||Thu 10:34 PM||1361 km||845 miles||735 nm|| ESE|
|Manokwari||Thu 8:34 PM||1664 km||1034 miles||899 nm|| WNW|
|Palikir||Thu 10:34 PM||1862 km||1157 miles||1006 nm|| NE|
|Darwin||Thu 9:04 PM||1995 km||1239 miles||1077 nm|| WSW|
|Melekeok||Thu 8:34 PM||2140 km||1330 miles||1156 nm|| NW|
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