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 21:26:00 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 21:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.37 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 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"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 55.3"||931.14 mi||west||0° 02' 52.9"||3.31 mi||south||931.00 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 24.0"||986.71 mi||east||0° 25' 17.0"||28.99 mi||south||985.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 12:26 PM||493 km||306 miles||266 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:26 PM||521 km||324 miles||282 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Wed 11:26 AM||1966 km||1222 miles||1062 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:26 PM||2337 km||1452 miles||1262 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:26 AM||2978 km||1850 miles||1608 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:26 AM||3777 km||2347 miles||2039 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Wed 10:26 AM||4058 km||2521 miles||2191 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:26 AM||4374 km||2718 miles||2362 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:26 AM||4573 km||2841 miles||2469 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Thu 10:26 AM||5287 km||3285 miles||2855 nm|| W|
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