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 Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 08:38:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||146° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.08 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 22.5"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 25.7"||932.72 mi||west||0° 05' 08.2"||5.89 mi||south||932.48 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 50.1"||985.03 mi||east||1° 19' 48.6"||91.52 mi||south||984.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sat 10:38 PM||416 km||258 miles||225 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Sat 10:38 PM||1347 km||837 miles||727 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Sun 12:38 AM||1802 km||1120 miles||973 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Sat 9:38 PM||2418 km||1502 miles||1305 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sun 10:38 PM||2703 km||1680 miles||1460 nm|| NNW|
|Apia||Sun 9:38 PM||2741 km||1703 miles||1480 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 9:38 PM||2881 km||1790 miles||1556 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sun 9:38 PM||2948 km||1832 miles||1592 nm|| W|
|Suva||Sun 8:38 PM||3650 km||2268 miles||1971 nm|| W|
|Chatham Islands||Sun 9:23 PM||3804 km||2364 miles||2054 nm|| SW|
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