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 10:28:00 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 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||169° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.89 meters/second, 1544.0 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 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"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 13.0"||959.17 mi||west||0° 09' 55.9"||11.38 mi||south||958.85 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 49.4"||974.27 mi||east||3° 24' 57.2"||234.93 mi||south||993.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Pago Pago||Fri 11:28 PM||242 km||150 miles||130 nm|| NW|
|Apia||Sat 11:28 PM||362 km||225 miles||196 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Fri 11:28 PM||381 km||237 miles||206 nm|| SSW|
|Neiafu||Sat 11:28 PM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm|| WSW|
|Pangai||Sat 11:28 PM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 11:28 PM||743 km||461 miles||401 nm|| NNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 11:28 PM||886 km||551 miles||478 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Sat 12:28 AM||1151 km||715 miles||621 nm|| ESE|
|Suva||Sat 10:28 PM||1363 km||847 miles||736 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sat 10:28 PM||1507 km||936 miles||814 nm|| WNW|
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