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 21:46:00 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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.32 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' 54.9"||931.03 mi||west||0° 02' 49.8"||3.25 mi||south||930.90 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 19.3"||986.52 mi||east||0° 24' 00.7"||27.53 mi||south||985.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 12:46 PM||311 km||193 miles||168 nm|| SSE|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:46 PM||785 km||488 miles||424 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Wed 11:46 AM||1472 km||915 miles||795 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:46 AM||2481 km||1542 miles||1340 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:46 PM||2801 km||1741 miles||1513 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:46 AM||3400 km||2113 miles||1836 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Wed 10:46 AM||3559 km||2212 miles||1922 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:46 AM||3876 km||2408 miles||2093 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:46 AM||3982 km||2474 miles||2150 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:46 AM||4079 km||2534 miles||2202 nm|| W|
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