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 Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 06:54:00 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 06:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||163° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.49 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 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' 28.2"||16.50 mi||west||0° 00' 12.2"||0.23 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 13.3"||989.68 mi||west||0° 12' 17.2"||14.08 mi||south||989.51 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 57.5"||894.78 mi||east||4° 41' 11.2"||322.14 mi||south||944.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fakaofo||Thu 7:54 PM||840 km||522 miles||454 nm|| W|
|Rawaki||Thu 7:54 PM||953 km||592 miles||515 nm|| NW|
|Pago Pago||Wed 7:54 PM||992 km||616 miles||536 nm|| SW|
|Apia||Thu 7:54 PM||1059 km||658 miles||572 nm|| SW|
|Alofi||Wed 7:54 PM||1338 km||831 miles||722 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 8:54 PM||1355 km||842 miles||731 nm|| NNE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 8:54 PM||1454 km||904 miles||785 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Wed 6:54 PM||1727 km||1073 miles||933 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Wed 8:54 PM||1814 km||1127 miles||979 nm|| SE|
|Nukualofa||Thu 7:54 PM||1859 km||1155 miles||1004 nm|| SW|
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