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 Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 16:26:00 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: 42%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||146° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 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' 32.9"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 52.6"||1001.48 mi||west||0° 11' 19.5"||12.97 mi||north||1001.73 mi|
|24 hours||10° 39' 06.9"||733.29 mi||east||4° 33' 31.4"||313.25 mi||north||799.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Sun 6:56 AM||810 km||504 miles||438 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Sun 6:26 AM||1370 km||851 miles||740 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 6:26 AM||1507 km||936 miles||814 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Sun 6:26 AM||2275 km||1413 miles||1228 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Sun 8:26 AM||2740 km||1702 miles||1479 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Mon 5:26 AM||2811 km||1747 miles||1518 nm|| W|
|Apia||Mon 5:26 AM||2963 km||1841 miles||1600 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Sun 5:26 AM||2985 km||1855 miles||1612 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Sun 6:26 AM||3250 km||2019 miles||1755 nm|| NNW|
|Baker Island||Sun 4:26 AM||3446 km||2141 miles||1860 nm|| W|
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