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 Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 08:48:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.54 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 835.0 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' 24.3"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.19 mi||south||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 20.5"||960.62 mi||west||0° 10' 06.5"||11.59 mi||south||960.30 mi|
|24 hours||14° 35' 11.5"||972.67 mi||east||3° 29' 57.7"||240.66 mi||south||993.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 10:48 PM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm|| WSW|
|Taiohae||Fri 11:18 PM||931 km||578 miles||503 nm|| NE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 10:48 PM||1686 km||1048 miles||910 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Sat 12:48 AM||1885 km||1171 miles||1018 nm|| SE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:48 PM||2346 km||1458 miles||1267 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Fri 9:48 PM||2676 km||1663 miles||1445 nm|| WSW|
|Apia||Sat 9:48 PM||2886 km||1793 miles||1558 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 9:48 PM||2927 km||1819 miles||1580 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 9:48 PM||3248 km||2018 miles||1754 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 8:48 PM||3868 km||2403 miles||2088 nm|| WNW|
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