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 Monday, May 21, 2012 at 03:24:00 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: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 21, 2012 at 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||129° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.62 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 03.2"||0.06 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.1"||938.38 mi||west||0° 03' 09.2"||3.62 mi||north||938.22 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 54.6"||760.72 mi||east||0° 48' 26.8"||55.55 mi||north||760.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Naha||Mon 12:24 PM||619 km||384 miles||334 nm|| NNW|
|Taipei||Mon 11:24 AM||944 km||587 miles||510 nm|| WNW|
|Kaohsiung||Mon 11:24 AM||968 km||602 miles||523 nm|| WNW|
|Quezon||Mon 11:24 AM||1126 km||700 miles||608 nm|| SW|
|Manila||Mon 11:24 AM||1137 km||706 miles||614 nm|| SW|
|Foochow||Mon 11:24 AM||1188 km||738 miles||641 nm|| WNW|
|Kagoshima||Mon 12:24 PM||1194 km||742 miles||645 nm|| N|
|Xiamen||Mon 11:24 AM||1242 km||772 miles||671 nm|| WNW|
|Kumamoto||Mon 12:24 PM||1330 km||826 miles||718 nm|| N|
|Shantou||Mon 11:24 AM||1354 km||841 miles||731 nm|| WNW|
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