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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 21:08:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||156° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 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' 24.6"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.03 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 38.1"||961.62 mi||west||0° 09' 20.6"||10.71 mi||south||961.32 mi|
|24 hours||14° 30' 11.6"||967.80 mi||east||3° 13' 12.2"||221.45 mi||south||985.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Mon 11:08 AM||748 km||465 miles||404 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Mon 11:08 AM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Mon 10:08 AM||1496 km||930 miles||808 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Tue 11:08 AM||1664 km||1034 miles||898 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 10:08 AM||1740 km||1081 miles||940 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 11:08 AM||1900 km||1181 miles||1026 nm|| N|
|Nukualofa||Tue 10:08 AM||2089 km||1298 miles||1128 nm|| WSW|
|Suva *||Tue 10:08 AM||2701 km||1678 miles||1458 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Tue 9:08 AM||2757 km||1713 miles||1489 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Mon 9:08 AM||2795 km||1737 miles||1509 nm|| NW|
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