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, November 8, 2012 at 16:32:00 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: 33%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||140° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 31.3"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 19.7"||1001.81 mi||west||0° 11' 37.6"||13.31 mi||south||1002.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 54.8"||802.43 mi||east||4° 47' 20.2"||329.07 mi||south||868.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 6:32 AM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 6:32 AM||2623 km||1630 miles||1416 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 6:32 AM||2688 km||1670 miles||1451 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Thu 8:32 AM||3421 km||2126 miles||1847 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 6:32 AM||3541 km||2200 miles||1912 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 5:32 AM||3763 km||2338 miles||2032 nm|| WSW|
|Los Angeles||Thu 8:32 AM||4002 km||2487 miles||2161 nm|| NNE|
|Apia *||Fri 6:32 AM||4025 km||2501 miles||2173 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 4:32 AM||4065 km||2526 miles||2195 nm|| W|
|San Francisco||Thu 8:32 AM||4125 km||2563 miles||2228 nm|| NNE|
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