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 21:58:00 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 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||138° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.29 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"||0.05 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 54.7"||930.97 mi||west||0° 02' 48.0"||3.21 mi||south||930.84 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 16.2"||986.41 mi||east||0° 23' 14.9"||26.66 mi||south||985.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 12:58 PM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:58 PM||1027 km||638 miles||554 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 11:58 AM||1179 km||733 miles||637 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:58 AM||2183 km||1356 miles||1179 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Wed 4:58 PM||3083 km||1916 miles||1665 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:58 AM||3194 km||1985 miles||1725 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Wed 10:58 AM||3260 km||2026 miles||1760 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:58 AM||3578 km||2223 miles||1932 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:58 AM||3691 km||2293 miles||1993 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:58 AM||3782 km||2350 miles||2042 nm|| W|
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