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 Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 02:06:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 02:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 00' ||North|
|Longitude: ||136° 55' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 31.6"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.10 mi||north||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 42.1"||950.28 mi||west||0° 05' 26.7"||6.24 mi||north||950.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 40.4"||750.83 mi||east||1° 46' 18.0"||121.88 mi||north||756.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sun 12:06 PM||1037 km||644 miles||560 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Sun 11:06 AM||1297 km||806 miles||700 nm|| SSW|
|Kumamoto||Sun 11:06 AM||1649 km||1025 miles||890 nm|| NNW|
|Taipei||Sun 10:06 AM||1724 km||1071 miles||931 nm|| WNW|
|Osaka||Sun 11:06 AM||1741 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| N|
|Hamamatsu||Sun 11:06 AM||1742 km||1082 miles||941 nm|| N|
|Kobe||Sun 11:06 AM||1746 km||1085 miles||943 nm|| N|
|Fukuoka||Sun 11:06 AM||1749 km||1087 miles||944 nm|| NNW|
|Kitakyushu||Sun 11:06 AM||1754 km||1090 miles||947 nm|| NNW|
|Quezon||Sun 10:06 AM||1755 km||1090 miles||948 nm|| WSW|
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