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 Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 17:46:00 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: 54%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||179° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.45 meters/second, 1488.4 km/hour, 924.9 miles/hour or 803.7 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' 24.8"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 00.5"||0.01 mi||north||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 57.5"||924.60 mi||west||0° 00' 35.8"||0.68 mi||north||924.63 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 49.2"||884.93 mi||east||0° 52' 08.1"||59.79 mi||north||889.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Suva||Thu 5:46 AM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm|| NNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 6:46 AM||488 km||303 miles||264 nm|| E|
|Nadi||Thu 5:46 AM||549 km||341 miles||296 nm|| NNW|
|Lautoka||Thu 5:46 AM||566 km||351 miles||305 nm|| NNW|
|Pangai||Thu 6:46 AM||619 km||385 miles||334 nm|| ENE|
|Neiafu||Thu 6:46 AM||714 km||444 miles||386 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Wed 6:46 AM||1083 km||673 miles||585 nm|| ENE|
|Apia *||Thu 7:46 AM||1243 km||773 miles||671 nm|| NE|
|Port Vila||Thu 4:46 AM||1329 km||826 miles||718 nm|| WNW|
|Noumea||Thu 4:46 AM||1416 km||880 miles||765 nm|| W|
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