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 Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 08:48:00 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||164° 00' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.73 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 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' 23.9"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 08.4"||0.16 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 00.6"||949.84 mi||west||0° 08' 23.4"||9.62 mi||south||949.52 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 33.9"||971.33 mi||east||2° 45' 12.8"||189.40 mi||south||981.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Fri 10:48 PM||603 km||374 miles||325 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Fri 9:48 PM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm|| WSW|
|Pago Pago||Fri 9:48 PM||804 km||499 miles||434 nm|| WNW|
|Apia||Sat 9:48 PM||929 km||577 miles||501 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 9:48 PM||1196 km||743 miles||646 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 9:48 PM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Fri 10:48 PM||1532 km||952 miles||827 nm|| E|
|Suva||Sat 8:48 PM||1863 km||1158 miles||1006 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sat 8:48 PM||2074 km||1289 miles||1120 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 10:48 PM||2269 km||1410 miles||1225 nm|| NNE|
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