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 09:00:00 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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||103° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.15 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' 22.5"||15.40 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||north||15.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 28.6"||923.94 mi||west||0° 00' 30.9"||0.59 mi||north||923.97 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 19.7"||947.33 mi||east||0° 54' 44.3"||62.77 mi||north||952.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island||Tue 3:00 AM||870 km||540 miles||470 nm|| SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Tue 3:00 AM||2727 km||1695 miles||1473 nm|| NE|
|Adamstown||Tue 1:00 AM||2783 km||1729 miles||1503 nm|| WSW|
|Lima||Tue 4:00 AM||2967 km||1844 miles||1602 nm|| ENE|
|Santiago||Tue 5:00 AM||3436 km||2135 miles||1855 nm|| ESE|
|Quito||Tue 4:00 AM||3572 km||2220 miles||1929 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Tue 5:00 AM||3714 km||2308 miles||2005 nm|| E|
|Sucre||Tue 5:00 AM||3949 km||2454 miles||2133 nm|| E|
|Córdoba||Tue 6:00 AM||4001 km||2486 miles||2160 nm|| ESE|
|San Jose||Tue 3:00 AM||4069 km||2528 miles||2197 nm|| NNE|
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