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 04:24:00 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 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 13' ||North|
|Longitude: ||103° 30' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 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' 31.6"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 37.1"||949.00 mi||west||0° 05' 14.9"||6.02 mi||north||948.77 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 29.8"||751.88 mi||east||1° 41' 18.0"||116.15 mi||north||756.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Luang Prabang||Sun 11:24 AM||162 km||100 miles||87 nm|| WNW|
|Vientiane||Sun 11:24 AM||167 km||104 miles||90 nm|| SW|
|Wanon Niwat||Sun 11:24 AM||177 km||110 miles||95 nm|| S|
|Udon Thani||Sun 11:24 AM||214 km||133 miles||115 nm|| SSW|
|Sakon Nakhon||Sun 11:24 AM||237 km||147 miles||128 nm|| SSE|
|Khon Kaen||Sun 11:24 AM||316 km||196 miles||171 nm|| SSW|
|Hanoi||Sun 11:24 AM||318 km||197 miles||172 nm|| NE|
|Savannakhet||Sun 11:24 AM||322 km||200 miles||174 nm|| SSE|
|Hai Phong||Sun 11:24 AM||379 km||236 miles||205 nm|| ENE|
|Chiang Mai||Sun 11:24 AM||478 km||297 miles||258 nm|| W|
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