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 15, 2012 at 20:32:00 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: 22%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||175° 16' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.40 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 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' 34.2"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 14.1"||1005.26 mi||west||0° 10' 59.0"||12.58 mi||north||1005.22 mi|
|24 hours||349° 40' 50.8"||711.95 mi||west||4° 15' 44.7"||292.92 mi||north||767.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tarawa||Wed 8:32 AM||396 km||246 miles||214 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Wed 8:32 AM||558 km||347 miles||301 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Tue 8:32 AM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm|| ESE|
|Yaren||Wed 8:32 AM||1065 km||662 miles||575 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 8:32 AM||1470 km||914 miles||794 nm|| SSE|
|Wake Island||Wed 8:32 AM||1916 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| NNW|
|Palikir||Wed 7:32 AM||1919 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 9:32 AM||2118 km||1316 miles||1144 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Wed 7:32 AM||2269 km||1410 miles||1225 nm|| SW|
|Apia||Wed 9:32 AM||2453 km||1524 miles||1324 nm|| SE|
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