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 11:12:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 7, 2012 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 13' ||South|
|Longitude: ||149° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.30 meters/second, 1491.5 km/hour, 926.8 miles/hour or 805.3 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"||15.45 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.3"||926.51 mi||west||0° 03' 01.8"||3.48 mi||south||926.36 mi|
|24 hours||15° 07' 42.1"||975.59 mi||east||0° 27' 42.8"||31.78 mi||south||974.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Mon 1:12 AM||409 km||254 miles||221 nm|| N|
|Rarotonga||Mon 1:12 AM||1032 km||641 miles||557 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Mon 3:12 AM||2063 km||1282 miles||1114 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Mon 12:12 AM||2112 km||1313 miles||1141 nm|| W|
|Apia||Tue 12:12 AM||2466 km||1532 miles||1331 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 12:12 AM||2632 km||1635 miles||1421 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 12:12 AM||2642 km||1641 miles||1426 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 1:12 AM||2682 km||1666 miles||1448 nm|| NNW|
|Suva||Mon 11:12 PM||3341 km||2076 miles||1804 nm|| W|
|Chatham Islands||Mon 11:57 PM||3531 km||2194 miles||1906 nm|| SW|
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