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 23:48:00 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: 14%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 60' ||North|
|Longitude: ||137° 60' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.99 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 02.5"||995.33 mi||west||0° 10' 06.7"||11.58 mi||north||995.17 mi|
|24 hours||10° 28' 50.3"||716.13 mi||east||3° 50' 14.1"||263.77 mi||north||759.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Colonia||Thu 9:48 AM||59 km||37 miles||32 nm|| N|
|Melekeok||Thu 8:48 AM||407 km||253 miles||220 nm|| WSW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Thu 9:48 AM||889 km||552 miles||480 nm|| NE|
|Manokwari||Thu 8:48 AM||1174 km||730 miles||634 nm|| SSW|
|Jayapura||Thu 8:48 AM||1310 km||814 miles||707 nm|| SSE|
|Davao||Thu 7:48 AM||1382 km||859 miles||746 nm|| W|
|Manado||Thu 7:48 AM||1677 km||1042 miles||906 nm|| WSW|
|Gorontalo||Thu 7:48 AM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| WSW|
|Quezon||Thu 7:48 AM||1950 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| WNW|
|Manila||Thu 7:48 AM||1953 km||1214 miles||1055 nm|| WNW|
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