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 11:18:00 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 11:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 14' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.29 meters/second, 1491.4 km/hour, 926.7 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"||926.48 mi||west||0° 03' 00.9"||3.46 mi||south||926.32 mi|
|24 hours||15° 07' 38.8"||975.49 mi||east||0° 27' 19.5"||31.34 mi||south||974.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Mon 1:18 AM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm|| NNE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 1:18 AM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Mon 12:18 AM||1964 km||1220 miles||1060 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Mon 3:18 AM||2206 km||1371 miles||1191 nm|| ESE|
|Apia||Tue 12:18 AM||2323 km||1443 miles||1254 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 12:18 AM||2483 km||1543 miles||1341 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 12:18 AM||2510 km||1559 miles||1355 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 1:18 AM||2639 km||1640 miles||1425 nm|| NNW|
|Suva||Mon 11:18 PM||3191 km||1983 miles||1723 nm|| W|
|Chatham Islands||Tue 12:03 AM||3439 km||2137 miles||1857 nm|| SW|
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