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 08:44:00 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: 77%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 00' ||South|
|Longitude: ||169° 51' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.1 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' 28.1"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 12.1"||0.23 mi||south||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 04.8"||988.52 mi||west||0° 12' 12.9"||13.99 mi||south||988.34 mi|
|24 hours||346° 51' 23.3"||898.03 mi||west||4° 38' 40.4"||319.26 mi||south||946.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Luganville||Thu 7:44 PM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm|| SSW|
|Port Vila||Thu 7:44 PM||980 km||609 miles||529 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Thu 8:44 PM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm|| NNW|
|Funafuti||Thu 8:44 PM||1033 km||642 miles||558 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Thu 7:44 PM||1088 km||676 miles||587 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Thu 8:44 PM||1204 km||748 miles||650 nm|| NNE|
|Suva||Thu 8:44 PM||1371 km||852 miles||741 nm|| SE|
|Majuro||Thu 8:44 PM||1793 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Wed 8:44 PM||1826 km||1135 miles||986 nm|| ENE|
|Apia||Thu 9:44 PM||2075 km||1290 miles||1121 nm|| ESE|
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