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, May 20, 2014 at 17:58:00 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: 59%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||171° 56' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.83 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 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' 27.7"||16.40 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 43.1"||983.83 mi||west||0° 09' 47.3"||11.22 mi||north||984.15 mi|
|24 hours||347° 18' 21.5"||863.57 mi||west||4° 08' 29.3"||284.63 mi||north||914.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Luganville||Wed 4:58 AM||762 km||473 miles||411 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Wed 5:58 AM||827 km||514 miles||447 nm|| ENE|
|Port Vila||Wed 4:58 AM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| SSW|
|Lautoka||Wed 5:58 AM||990 km||615 miles||535 nm|| SE|
|Nadi||Wed 5:58 AM||1005 km||624 miles||543 nm|| SE|
|Suva||Wed 5:58 AM||1100 km||684 miles||594 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Wed 5:58 AM||1230 km||764 miles||664 nm|| NNW|
|Tarawa||Wed 5:58 AM||1318 km||819 miles||712 nm|| N|
|Honiara||Wed 4:58 AM||1319 km||820 miles||712 nm|| W|
|Noumea||Wed 4:58 AM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm|| SSW|
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