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 Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:44:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 06' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.58 meters/second, 1492.5 km/hour, 927.4 miles/hour or 805.9 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' 22.7"||15.46 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 43.5"||927.16 mi||west||0° 03' 03.6"||3.51 mi||north||927.33 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 20.3"||939.63 mi||east||1° 53' 08.3"||129.72 mi||north||954.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Tue 1:44 AM||137 km||85 miles||74 nm|| E|
|Alofi||Tue 12:44 AM||953 km||592 miles||515 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Tue 1:44 AM||1279 km||794 miles||690 nm|| ENE|
|Apia||Wed 12:44 AM||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Wed 12:44 AM||1464 km||910 miles||790 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 12:44 AM||1705 km||1059 miles||921 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Tue 11:44 PM||2173 km||1350 miles||1173 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Tue 11:44 PM||2539 km||1577 miles||1371 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 1:44 AM||2589 km||1609 miles||1398 nm|| N|
|Chatham Islands||Wed 12:29 AM||2901 km||1803 miles||1566 nm|| SSW|
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