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 10:58:00 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: 92%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.25 meters/second, 1487.7 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' 00.8"||0.01 mi||north||15.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 34.0"||924.16 mi||west||0° 00' 49.7"||0.95 mi||north||924.21 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 11.7"||944.11 mi||east||1° 01' 46.5"||70.84 mi||north||950.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Tue 2:58 AM||395 km||246 miles||213 nm|| SSE|
|Gambier Islands||Tue 1:58 AM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Tue 12:58 AM||1964 km||1221 miles||1061 nm|| W|
|Easter Island||Tue 4:58 AM||2308 km||1434 miles||1246 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 12:58 AM||2943 km||1829 miles||1589 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 12:58 AM||3845 km||2389 miles||2076 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Mon 11:58 PM||4027 km||2502 miles||2174 nm|| W|
|Apia||Tue 11:58 PM||4361 km||2710 miles||2355 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Tue 11:58 PM||4531 km||2816 miles||2447 nm|| W|
|Suva||Tue 10:58 PM||5252 km||3263 miles||2836 nm|| W|
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