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 22:08:00 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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||141° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.27 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' 54.6"||930.92 mi||west||0° 02' 46.3"||3.18 mi||south||930.79 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 13.5"||986.31 mi||east||0° 22' 36.9"||25.93 mi||south||985.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 1:08 PM||709 km||440 miles||383 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 12:08 PM||940 km||584 miles||508 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 2:08 PM||1246 km||774 miles||673 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:08 PM||1934 km||1202 miles||1044 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Wed 11:08 AM||3010 km||1871 miles||1626 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:08 PM||3036 km||1886 miles||1639 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Wed 5:08 PM||3319 km||2062 miles||1792 nm|| ESE|
|Apia *||Thu 12:08 PM||3330 km||2069 miles||1798 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:08 AM||3450 km||2144 miles||1863 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 11:08 AM||3534 km||2196 miles||1908 nm|| W|
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