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 23:46:00 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: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 39' ||North|
|Longitude: ||177° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.23 meters/second, 1512.8 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 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' 30.9"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.3"||939.76 mi||west||0° 03' 29.9"||4.01 mi||north||939.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 52.3"||759.55 mi||east||0° 57' 05.6"||65.47 mi||north||759.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sun 12:46 PM||839 km||521 miles||453 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Mon 11:46 AM||1641 km||1020 miles||886 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Mon 11:46 AM||1911 km||1187 miles||1032 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Sun 1:46 PM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Sun 11:46 AM||2266 km||1408 miles||1224 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Mon 11:46 AM||2353 km||1462 miles||1271 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Mon 11:46 AM||2878 km||1788 miles||1554 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Mon 10:46 AM||3009 km||1870 miles||1625 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 1:46 PM||3038 km||1887 miles||1640 nm|| SE|
|Funafuti||Mon 11:46 AM||3243 km||2015 miles||1751 nm|| S|
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