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 11:58:00 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 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 51' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.19 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"||926.26 mi||west||0° 02' 54.3"||3.33 mi||south||926.12 mi|
|24 hours||15° 07' 15.9"||974.86 mi||east||0° 24' 43.5"||28.36 mi||south||973.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Mon 1:58 AM||111 km||69 miles||60 nm|| E|
|Alofi||Mon 12:58 AM||979 km||608 miles||529 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Mon 1:58 AM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm|| ENE|
|Apia||Tue 12:58 AM||1421 km||883 miles||767 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 12:58 AM||1490 km||926 miles||805 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 12:58 AM||1724 km||1071 miles||931 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Mon 11:58 PM||2199 km||1366 miles||1187 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Mon 11:58 PM||2562 km||1592 miles||1384 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 1:58 AM||2587 km||1608 miles||1397 nm|| N|
|Chatham Islands||Tue 12:43 AM||2911 km||1809 miles||1572 nm|| SSW|
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