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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 20:18:00 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: 22%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||176° 51' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.41 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.6 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' 30.2"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 12.2"||0.23 mi||south||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 11.9"||1003.01 mi||west||0° 12' 18.1"||14.09 mi||south||1003.07 mi|
|24 hours||347° 48' 19.7"||843.34 mi||west||4° 55' 37.7"||338.57 mi||south||907.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tarawa||Sat 8:18 AM||523 km||325 miles||282 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Fri 8:18 AM||761 km||473 miles||411 nm|| ENE|
|Funafuti||Sat 8:18 AM||840 km||522 miles||453 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Sat 8:18 AM||1108 km||689 miles||598 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sat 8:18 AM||1126 km||699 miles||608 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 9:18 AM||1593 km||990 miles||860 nm|| SE|
|Apia *||Sat 10:18 AM||1869 km||1161 miles||1009 nm|| SE|
|Suva *||Sat 9:18 AM||1870 km||1162 miles||1010 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Sat 7:18 AM||2043 km||1269 miles||1103 nm|| SSW|
|Honiara||Sat 7:18 AM||2075 km||1289 miles||1121 nm|| WSW|
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