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 16, 2012 at 17:26:00 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 54' ||North|
|Longitude: ||129° 15' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.28 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 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' 34.0"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 08.0"||998.25 mi||west||0° 10' 21.3"||11.86 mi||north||998.11 mi|
|24 hours||10° 25' 34.9"||714.42 mi||east||3° 57' 09.7"||271.68 mi||north||760.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hermosillo||Wed 10:26 AM||3026 km||1880 miles||1634 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 10:26 AM||3107 km||1931 miles||1678 nm|| NNE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 7:26 AM||3184 km||1978 miles||1719 nm|| W|
|Phoenix||Wed 10:26 AM||3335 km||2072 miles||1801 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco *||Wed 10:26 AM||3378 km||2099 miles||1824 nm|| N|
|Honolulu||Wed 7:26 AM||3411 km||2119 miles||1842 nm|| WNW|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 10:26 AM||3439 km||2137 miles||1857 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City *||Wed 12:26 PM||3491 km||2169 miles||1885 nm|| ENE|
|Papeete||Wed 7:26 AM||3593 km||2233 miles||1940 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Wed 9:26 AM||3649 km||2267 miles||1970 nm|| S|
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