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 Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 12:26:00 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: 84%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||137° 47' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.26 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 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' 24.2"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 20.6"||933.18 mi||west||0° 04' 34.1"||5.24 mi||north||933.43 mi|
|24 hours||13° 49' 57.2"||896.08 mi||east||2° 23' 28.2"||164.49 mi||north||917.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 3:26 AM||410 km||255 miles||221 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Wed 4:26 AM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Wed 2:26 AM||1284 km||798 miles||693 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 2:26 AM||2287 km||1421 miles||1235 nm|| W|
|Easter Island||Wed 6:26 AM||2981 km||1852 miles||1610 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 2:26 AM||3270 km||2032 miles||1766 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Wed 1:26 AM||3365 km||2091 miles||1817 nm|| W|
|Apia||Thu 1:26 AM||3683 km||2289 miles||1989 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 1:26 AM||3795 km||2358 miles||2049 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 1:26 AM||3885 km||2414 miles||2098 nm|| W|
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