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 12:56:00 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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||159° 37' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.38 meters/second, 1488.2 km/hour, 924.7 miles/hour or 803.5 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' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 40.0"||924.46 mi||west||0° 01' 08.3"||1.31 mi||north||924.52 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 55.0"||940.79 mi||east||1° 08' 43.6"||78.81 mi||north||947.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Tue 2:56 AM||50 km||31 miles||27 nm|| NNW|
|Alofi||Tue 1:56 AM||1113 km||691 miles||601 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Tue 2:56 AM||1149 km||714 miles||620 nm|| ENE|
|Apia||Wed 1:56 AM||1551 km||964 miles||838 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Wed 1:56 AM||1616 km||1004 miles||872 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 1:56 AM||1842 km||1145 miles||995 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Wed 12:56 AM||2329 km||1447 miles||1258 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 2:56 AM||2614 km||1624 miles||1412 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Wed 12:56 AM||2694 km||1674 miles||1455 nm|| WNW|
|Chatham Islands||Wed 1:41 AM||2930 km||1820 miles||1582 nm|| SSW|
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