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 Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 08:44:00 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: 93%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||99° 15' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.14 meters/second, 1487.3 km/hour, 924.2 miles/hour or 803.1 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' 22.3"||15.40 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||north||15.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 27.9"||923.92 mi||west||0° 00' 28.4"||0.54 mi||north||923.94 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 44.4"||947.76 mi||east||0° 53' 46.5"||61.67 mi||north||952.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island||Tue 2:44 AM||1183 km||735 miles||639 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 2:44 AM||2529 km||1571 miles||1365 nm|| NNE|
|Lima||Tue 3:44 AM||2592 km||1611 miles||1399 nm|| ENE|
|Santiago||Tue 4:44 AM||3093 km||1922 miles||1670 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Tue 12:44 AM||3169 km||1969 miles||1711 nm|| WSW|
|Quito||Tue 3:44 AM||3274 km||2034 miles||1768 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Tue 4:44 AM||3318 km||2062 miles||1792 nm|| E|
|Sucre||Tue 4:44 AM||3553 km||2208 miles||1919 nm|| E|
|Córdoba||Tue 5:44 AM||3639 km||2261 miles||1965 nm|| ESE|
|San Jose||Tue 2:44 AM||3872 km||2406 miles||2091 nm|| NNE|
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