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 Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 11:44:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||172° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 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' 22.5"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 06.7"||0.13 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 36.6"||938.83 mi||west||0° 06' 41.5"||7.67 mi||south||938.54 mi|
|24 hours||15° 06' 32.8"||986.62 mi||east||1° 58' 22.2"||135.72 mi||south||989.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Neiafu||Mon 12:44 AM||161 km||100 miles||87 nm|| WNW|
|Pangai||Mon 12:44 AM||193 km||120 miles||104 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Sun 12:44 AM||284 km||176 miles||153 nm|| E|
|Nukualofa||Mon 12:44 AM||340 km||212 miles||184 nm|| SW|
|Pago Pago||Sun 12:44 AM||591 km||367 miles||319 nm|| NNE|
|Apia||Mon 12:44 AM||609 km||378 miles||329 nm|| N|
|Suva||Sun 11:44 PM||955 km||593 miles||515 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Mon 12:44 AM||1107 km||688 miles||597 nm|| N|
|Rarotonga||Sun 1:44 AM||1357 km||843 miles||733 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Sun 11:44 PM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm|| NW|
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