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 Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 16:28:00 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: 37%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 16:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 11' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.01 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 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' 30.6"||16.29 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.29 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 45.4"||977.48 mi||west||0° 09' 47.5"||11.22 mi||north||977.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 49.6"||766.56 mi||east||4° 07' 53.7"||284.00 mi||north||822.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Sat 6:58 AM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| N|
|Papeete||Sat 6:28 AM||1216 km||756 miles||657 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Sat 8:28 AM||1623 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 6:28 AM||2364 km||1469 miles||1276 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:28 AM||2608 km||1620 miles||1408 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Sat 5:28 AM||3349 km||2081 miles||1808 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Sat 11:28 AM||3464 km||2152 miles||1870 nm|| ESE|
|Fakaofo||Sun 5:28 AM||3525 km||2190 miles||1903 nm|| W|
|Apia||Sun 5:28 AM||3529 km||2193 miles||1905 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sun 5:28 AM||3925 km||2439 miles||2119 nm|| WSW|
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