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 Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 01:58:00 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 Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 31' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.37 meters/second, 1502.5 km/hour, 933.6 miles/hour or 811.3 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' 30.2"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 01.5"||0.03 mi||south||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 09.3"||933.36 mi||west||0° 01' 35.3"||1.82 mi||south||933.45 mi|
|24 hours||348° 04' 39.4"||767.39 mi||west||1° 06' 39.3"||76.43 mi||south||774.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wake Island||Wed 1:58 PM||805 km||500 miles||435 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Tue 2:58 PM||1144 km||711 miles||618 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Wed 1:58 PM||1618 km||1005 miles||874 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 1:58 PM||2227 km||1384 miles||1202 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Wed 12:58 PM||2347 km||1458 miles||1267 nm|| SW|
|Yaren||Wed 1:58 PM||2558 km||1590 miles||1381 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Tue 1:58 PM||2577 km||1601 miles||1391 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Tue 3:58 PM||2915 km||1811 miles||1574 nm|| E|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Wed 11:58 AM||3224 km||2003 miles||1741 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 1:58 PM||3371 km||2095 miles||1820 nm|| S|
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