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, February 16, 2012 at 19:56:00 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: 27%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||178° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.28 meters/second, 1487.8 km/hour, 924.5 miles/hour or 803.4 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' 25.4"||15.41 mi||west||0° 00' 01.6"||0.03 mi||north||15.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 23.5"||924.22 mi||west||0° 01' 40.4"||1.92 mi||north||924.31 mi|
|24 hours||346° 21' 00.0"||874.71 mi||west||1° 17' 10.3"||88.50 mi||north||883.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Suva||Fri 7:56 AM||447 km||278 miles||241 nm|| N|
|Nadi||Fri 7:56 AM||505 km||314 miles||273 nm|| NNW|
|Lautoka||Fri 7:56 AM||525 km||326 miles||283 nm|| NNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 8:56 AM||622 km||386 miles||336 nm|| E|
|Pangai||Fri 8:56 AM||749 km||465 miles||404 nm|| ENE|
|Neiafu||Fri 8:56 AM||838 km||521 miles||453 nm|| ENE|
|Port Vila||Fri 6:56 AM||1209 km||751 miles||653 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Thu 8:56 AM||1216 km||755 miles||656 nm|| ENE|
|Noumea||Fri 6:56 AM||1282 km||797 miles||692 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 9:56 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm|| NE|
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