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 Friday, May 4, 2012 at 11:54:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, May 4, 2012 at 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||156° 22' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 25.9"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 00.2"||978.20 mi||west||0° 11' 55.1"||13.66 mi||south||977.95 mi|
|24 hours||13° 57' 56.1"||946.50 mi||east||4° 23' 27.5"||301.89 mi||south||985.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Fri 10:54 PM||458 km||285 miles||247 nm|| ENE|
|Arawa||Fri 9:54 PM||597 km||371 miles||322 nm|| N|
|Port Moresby||Fri 9:54 PM||1032 km||641 miles||557 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Fri 9:54 PM||1287 km||800 miles||695 nm|| WSW|
|Port Vila||Fri 10:54 PM||1456 km||905 miles||786 nm|| ESE|
|Yaren||Fri 11:54 PM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Fri 9:54 PM||1795 km||1116 miles||969 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Fri 8:54 PM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm|| WNW|
|Palikir||Fri 10:54 PM||2053 km||1276 miles||1109 nm|| N|
|Tarawa||Fri 11:54 PM||2334 km||1450 miles||1260 nm|| NE|
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