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 21:36:00 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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||133° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.34 meters/second, 1498.8 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 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' 02.9"||0.06 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 55.1"||931.09 mi||west||0° 02' 51.4"||3.28 mi||south||930.95 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 21.7"||986.62 mi||east||0° 24' 38.9"||28.26 mi||south||985.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 12:36 PM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:36 PM||619 km||385 miles||334 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Wed 11:36 AM||1718 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:36 PM||2568 km||1596 miles||1387 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:36 AM||2730 km||1696 miles||1474 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:36 AM||3584 km||2227 miles||1935 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Wed 10:36 AM||3809 km||2367 miles||2057 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:36 AM||4125 km||2563 miles||2227 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:36 AM||4226 km||2626 miles||2282 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:36 AM||4326 km||2688 miles||2336 nm|| W|
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