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 11:44:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 7, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||157° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.23 meters/second, 1491.2 km/hour, 926.6 miles/hour or 805.2 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"||15.44 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.2"||926.34 mi||west||0° 02' 56.7"||3.38 mi||south||926.19 mi|
|24 hours||15° 07' 24.0"||975.08 mi||east||0° 25' 38.1"||29.40 mi||south||974.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Mon 1:44 AM||237 km||147 miles||128 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Mon 1:44 AM||929 km||577 miles||501 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Mon 12:44 AM||1321 km||821 miles||713 nm|| W|
|Apia||Tue 12:44 AM||1722 km||1070 miles||930 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 12:44 AM||1838 km||1142 miles||992 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 12:44 AM||1974 km||1227 miles||1066 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Mon 11:44 PM||2546 km||1582 miles||1375 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Tue 1:44 AM||2557 km||1589 miles||1381 nm|| N|
|Adamstown||Mon 3:44 AM||2832 km||1759 miles||1529 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Mon 11:44 PM||2869 km||1783 miles||1549 nm|| WNW|
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