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.
View Day and Night Map
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 22:06:00 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 22:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.28 meters/second, 1498.6 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"||930.93 mi||west||0° 02' 46.7"||3.19 mi||south||930.80 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 14.1"||986.33 mi||east||0° 22' 44.5"||26.08 mi||south||985.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 1:06 PM||664 km||413 miles||359 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 12:06 PM||987 km||614 miles||533 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 2:06 PM||1201 km||746 miles||649 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:06 PM||1984 km||1233 miles||1071 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Wed 11:06 AM||3060 km||1902 miles||1652 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:06 PM||3066 km||1905 miles||1656 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Wed 5:06 PM||3272 km||2033 miles||1766 nm|| ESE|
|Apia *||Thu 12:06 PM||3379 km||2100 miles||1825 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:06 AM||3498 km||2174 miles||1889 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 11:06 AM||3583 km||2227 miles||1935 nm|| W|
Related time zone tools