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 11:54:00 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 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||159° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.20 meters/second, 1491.1 km/hour, 926.5 miles/hour or 805.1 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"||15.44 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.2"||926.28 mi||west||0° 02' 55.1"||3.35 mi||south||926.14 mi|
|24 hours||15° 07' 18.3"||974.92 mi||east||0° 24' 59.1"||28.65 mi||south||973.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Mon 1:54 AM||12 km||7 miles||6 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Mon 12:54 AM||1076 km||669 miles||581 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Mon 1:54 AM||1160 km||721 miles||626 nm|| ENE|
|Apia||Tue 12:54 AM||1505 km||935 miles||812 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 12:54 AM||1589 km||988 miles||858 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 12:54 AM||1792 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Mon 11:54 PM||2298 km||1428 miles||1241 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Tue 1:54 AM||2573 km||1599 miles||1389 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Mon 11:54 PM||2649 km||1646 miles||1430 nm|| WNW|
|Chatham Islands||Tue 12:39 AM||2956 km||1837 miles||1596 nm|| SSW|
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