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 21:56:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||138° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.30 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 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' 54.7"||930.98 mi||west||0° 02' 48.2"||3.22 mi||south||930.85 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 16.7"||986.43 mi||east||0° 23' 22.6"||26.81 mi||south||985.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 12:56 PM||456 km||283 miles||246 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:56 PM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 11:56 AM||1228 km||763 miles||663 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:56 AM||2233 km||1387 miles||1206 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:56 PM||3036 km||1887 miles||1639 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:56 AM||3227 km||2005 miles||1742 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Wed 10:56 AM||3310 km||2057 miles||1787 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:56 AM||3627 km||2254 miles||1959 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:56 AM||3739 km||2323 miles||2019 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:56 AM||3831 km||2381 miles||2069 nm|| W|
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