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 Thursday, May 10, 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: 75%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 10' ||South|
|Longitude: ||123° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.52 meters/second, 1528.3 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 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' 26.6"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 38.5"||949.47 mi||west||0° 07' 22.2"||8.45 mi||north||949.84 mi|
|24 hours||12° 53' 00.4"||846.93 mi||east||3° 21' 26.8"||230.89 mi||north||885.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 4:26 AM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island||Thu 6:26 AM||1796 km||1116 miles||970 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Thu 2:26 AM||2713 km||1686 miles||1465 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Thu 2:26 AM||3763 km||2338 miles||2032 nm|| WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 6:26 AM||4212 km||2617 miles||2274 nm|| ENE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:26 AM||4276 km||2657 miles||2309 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Thu 1:26 AM||4838 km||3006 miles||2612 nm|| W|
|Mexico City *||Thu 7:26 AM||4964 km||3085 miles||2680 nm|| NE|
|Lima||Thu 7:26 AM||5076 km||3154 miles||2741 nm|| E|
|Apia||Fri 1:26 AM||5127 km||3186 miles||2768 nm|| W|
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