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 12:04:00 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 12:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.32 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 25.9"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 59.4"||978.07 mi||west||0° 11' 54.4"||13.64 mi||south||977.82 mi|
|24 hours||13° 58' 15.0"||946.75 mi||east||4° 23' 06.2"||301.48 mi||south||985.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arawa||Fri 10:04 PM||619 km||385 miles||334 nm|| NNE|
|Honiara||Fri 11:04 PM||698 km||434 miles||377 nm|| ENE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 10:04 PM||779 km||484 miles||420 nm|| WNW|
|Lae||Fri 10:04 PM||936 km||582 miles||506 nm|| NW|
|Cairns||Fri 10:04 PM||1062 km||660 miles||573 nm|| SW|
|Port Vila||Fri 11:04 PM||1688 km||1049 miles||911 nm|| ESE|
|Brisbane||Fri 10:04 PM||1760 km||1094 miles||950 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Fri 9:04 PM||1773 km||1102 miles||957 nm|| WNW|
|Yaren||Sat 12:04 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| NE|
|Palikir||Fri 11:04 PM||2100 km||1305 miles||1134 nm|| NNE|
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