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 Monday, May 7, 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 7, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||115° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.68 meters/second, 1492.8 km/hour, 927.6 miles/hour or 806.1 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' 21.9"||15.46 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||south||15.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.9"||927.35 mi||west||0° 03' 25.2"||3.92 mi||south||927.18 mi|
|24 hours||15° 08' 52.0"||977.71 mi||east||0° 37' 04.9"||42.53 mi||south||976.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island||Mon 2:48 AM||902 km||561 miles||487 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Mon 12:48 AM||1573 km||978 miles||849 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 2:48 AM||3580 km||2224 miles||1933 nm|| NE|
|Papeete||Sun 10:48 PM||3611 km||2244 miles||1950 nm|| W|
|Lima||Mon 3:48 AM||4198 km||2608 miles||2267 nm|| E|
|Santiago||Mon 4:48 AM||4593 km||2854 miles||2480 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Sun 10:48 PM||4598 km||2857 miles||2483 nm|| W|
|Quito||Mon 3:48 AM||4622 km||2872 miles||2496 nm|| ENE|
|Guatemala||Mon 2:48 AM||4791 km||2977 miles||2587 nm|| NE|
|San Salvador||Mon 2:48 AM||4794 km||2979 miles||2589 nm|| NE|
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