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 30, 2012 at 05:38:00 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: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 19' ||South|
|Longitude: ||157° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 29.8"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 12.7"||0.24 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 52.5"||1001.23 mi||west||0° 12' 46.8"||14.64 mi||south||1001.22 mi|
|24 hours||12° 19' 53.6"||851.62 mi||east||5° 03' 10.3"||347.23 mi||south||916.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 7:38 PM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm|| N|
|Fakaofo||Wed 6:38 PM||1647 km||1023 miles||889 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Tue 7:38 PM||1802 km||1120 miles||973 nm|| SSE|
|Apia||Wed 6:38 PM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 7:38 PM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Tue 5:38 PM||2133 km||1325 miles||1152 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Tue 6:38 PM||2195 km||1364 miles||1185 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Wed 5:38 PM||2627 km||1632 miles||1418 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 7:38 PM||2725 km||1693 miles||1471 nm|| N|
|Nukualofa||Wed 6:38 PM||2740 km||1702 miles||1479 nm|| SW|
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