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 17:52:00 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 17:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||135° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.20 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 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' 34.0"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 07.6"||998.06 mi||west||0° 10' 20.4"||11.84 mi||north||997.92 mi|
|24 hours||10° 25' 47.1"||714.52 mi||east||3° 56' 42.6"||271.16 mi||north||760.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 7:52 AM||2506 km||1557 miles||1353 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 7:52 AM||2812 km||1747 miles||1518 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Wed 7:52 AM||3215 km||1998 miles||1736 nm|| SSW|
|Los Angeles *||Wed 10:52 AM||3389 km||2106 miles||1830 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 10:52 AM||3476 km||2160 miles||1877 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco *||Wed 10:52 AM||3555 km||2209 miles||1919 nm|| NNE|
|Adamstown||Wed 9:52 AM||3704 km||2301 miles||2000 nm|| S|
|Phoenix||Wed 10:52 AM||3713 km||2307 miles||2005 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas *||Wed 10:52 AM||3744 km||2326 miles||2022 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City *||Wed 12:52 PM||4128 km||2565 miles||2229 nm|| ENE|
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