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 16:42:00 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: 73%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 16:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||174° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.01 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 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' 27.0"||15.88 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 04.3"||952.81 mi||west||0° 07' 47.1"||8.92 mi||north||953.19 mi|
|24 hours||347° 17' 04.1"||838.41 mi||west||3° 29' 44.4"||240.38 mi||north||879.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nadi||Fri 4:42 AM||320 km||199 miles||173 nm|| E|
|Lautoka||Fri 4:42 AM||324 km||201 miles||175 nm|| E|
|Suva||Fri 4:42 AM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm|| E|
|Port Vila||Fri 3:42 AM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm|| W|
|Noumea||Fri 3:42 AM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 4:42 AM||1134 km||705 miles||613 nm|| NNE|
|Nukualofa||Fri 5:42 AM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm|| ESE|
|Apia||Fri 5:42 AM||1539 km||956 miles||831 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Thu 5:42 AM||1664 km||1034 miles||899 nm|| E|
|Fakaofo||Fri 5:42 AM||1802 km||1120 miles||973 nm|| ENE|
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