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 Friday, May 18, 2012 at 20:26:00 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: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, May 18, 2012 at 20:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 43' ||North|
|Longitude: ||151° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 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' 32.8"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 48.0"||968.70 mi||west||0° 07' 42.3"||8.83 mi||north||968.44 mi|
|24 hours||11° 02' 57.0"||735.86 mi||east||2° 45' 02.0"||189.16 mi||north||754.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Hilo||Fri 10:26 AM||562 km||349 miles||304 nm|| NW|
|Honolulu||Fri 10:26 AM||891 km||553 miles||481 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:26 AM||1648 km||1024 miles||890 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Fri 9:26 AM||2973 km||1847 miles||1605 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 8:26 AM||3210 km||1995 miles||1733 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 9:26 AM||3505 km||2178 miles||1893 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Fri 10:26 AM||3686 km||2290 miles||1990 nm|| S|
|San Francisco *||Fri 1:26 PM||3778 km||2348 miles||2040 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 1:26 PM||3923 km||2437 miles||2118 nm|| NE|
|Apia||Sat 9:26 AM||3939 km||2447 miles||2127 nm|| SW|
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