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 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 57' ||South|
|Longitude: ||170° 20' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 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' 24.1"||15.97 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||south||15.97 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 06.4"||957.93 mi||west||0° 09' 46.4"||11.20 mi||south||957.61 mi|
|24 hours||345° 19' 58.1"||975.57 mi||west||3° 20' 33.9"||229.90 mi||south||993.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Vila||Sat 10:54 PM||292 km||181 miles||157 nm|| SW|
|Lautoka||Sat 11:54 PM||781 km||485 miles||422 nm|| ESE|
|Nadi||Sat 11:54 PM||782 km||486 miles||422 nm|| ESE|
|Noumea||Sat 10:54 PM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm|| SSW|
|Suva||Sat 11:54 PM||894 km||556 miles||483 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Sat 11:54 PM||1269 km||788 miles||685 nm|| NE|
|Honiara||Sat 10:54 PM||1338 km||831 miles||722 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sun 12:54 AM||1630 km||1013 miles||880 nm|| ESE|
|Yaren||Sat 11:54 PM||1746 km||1085 miles||943 nm|| NNW|
|Apia||Sun 12:54 AM||1939 km||1205 miles||1047 nm|| E|
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