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 22, 2014 at 18:38:00 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: 36%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 45' ||South|
|Longitude: ||172° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 29.5"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.21 mi||north||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 35.6"||1002.11 mi||west||0° 11' 15.4"||12.89 mi||north||1002.24 mi|
|24 hours||12° 04' 35.8"||835.02 mi||east||4° 28' 48.7"||307.85 mi||north||890.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Fri 7:38 AM||311 km||194 miles||168 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Thu 6:38 AM||471 km||293 miles||254 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 7:38 AM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Fri 6:38 AM||1166 km||725 miles||630 nm|| SW|
|Apia||Fri 7:38 AM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Fri 6:38 AM||1628 km||1012 miles||879 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 8:38 AM||1758 km||1092 miles||949 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Thu 7:38 AM||1938 km||1204 miles||1046 nm|| S|
|Majuro||Fri 6:38 AM||2040 km||1268 miles||1102 nm|| WNW|
|Suva||Fri 6:38 AM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm|| SSW|
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