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, November 14, 2012 at 20:56:00 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: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 20:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||123° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.44 meters/second, 1499.2 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.5 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' 21.8"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 55.6"||931.30 mi||west||0° 02' 57.7"||3.40 mi||south||931.16 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 30.7"||986.99 mi||east||0° 27' 11.6"||31.18 mi||south||986.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 12:56 PM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island *||Wed 3:56 PM||1661 km||1032 miles||897 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 10:56 AM||2713 km||1686 miles||1465 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Wed 10:56 AM||3722 km||2312 miles||2009 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 2:56 PM||4316 km||2682 miles||2331 nm|| ENE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:56 AM||4398 km||2733 miles||2374 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Wed 9:56 AM||4804 km||2985 miles||2594 nm|| W|
|Lima||Wed 3:56 PM||5084 km||3159 miles||2745 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Thu 10:56 AM||5123 km||3183 miles||2766 nm|| W|
|Mexico City||Wed 2:56 PM||5173 km||3215 miles||2793 nm|| NNE|
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