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 11:00:00 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: 92%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 11:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 50' ||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' 34.1"||924.17 mi||west||0° 00' 50.0"||0.96 mi||north||924.21 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 08.4"||944.05 mi||east||1° 01' 53.6"||70.98 mi||north||950.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Tue 2:00 AM||359 km||223 miles||194 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Tue 3:00 AM||414 km||257 miles||223 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Tue 1:00 AM||1916 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| W|
|Easter Island||Tue 5:00 AM||2355 km||1463 miles||1272 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Tue 1:00 AM||2893 km||1798 miles||1562 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 1:00 AM||3807 km||2365 miles||2055 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Midnight Mon-Tue||3978 km||2472 miles||2148 nm|| W|
|Apia||Midnight Tue-Wed||4312 km||2679 miles||2328 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Midnight Tue-Wed||4482 km||2785 miles||2420 nm|| W|
|Suva||Tue 11:00 PM||5202 km||3232 miles||2809 nm|| W|
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