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 10:44:00 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: 92%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||127° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.23 meters/second, 1487.6 km/hour, 924.4 miles/hour or 803.3 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"||15.41 mi||west||0° 00' 00.7"||0.01 mi||north||15.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 33.3"||924.13 mi||west||0° 00' 47.4"||0.91 mi||north||924.18 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 34.5"||944.49 mi||east||1° 00' 56.7"||69.89 mi||north||950.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Tue 2:44 AM||431 km||268 miles||233 nm|| SSW|
|Gambier Islands||Tue 1:44 AM||734 km||456 miles||396 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island||Tue 4:44 AM||1983 km||1232 miles||1070 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Tue 12:44 AM||2307 km||1434 miles||1246 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Tue 12:44 AM||3289 km||2044 miles||1776 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 12:44 AM||4120 km||2560 miles||2225 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Mon 11:44 PM||4374 km||2718 miles||2362 nm|| W|
|Apia||Tue 11:44 PM||4707 km||2925 miles||2542 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Tue 11:44 PM||4875 km||3029 miles||2632 nm|| W|
|Lima||Tue 5:44 AM||5510 km||3423 miles||2975 nm|| E|
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