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 22:18:00 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 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.25 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 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' 02.7"||0.05 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 54.5"||930.87 mi||west||0° 02' 44.8"||3.15 mi||south||930.74 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 10.8"||986.21 mi||east||0° 21' 58.7"||25.20 mi||south||985.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Wed 12:18 PM||710 km||441 miles||383 nm|| WNW|
|Gambier Islands||Wed 1:18 PM||939 km||584 miles||507 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Wed 2:18 PM||1473 km||916 miles||796 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:18 PM||1686 km||1048 miles||910 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Wed 11:18 AM||2761 km||1715 miles||1491 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:18 PM||2893 km||1798 miles||1562 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Thu 12:18 PM||3083 km||1916 miles||1665 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:18 AM||3212 km||1996 miles||1734 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 11:18 AM||3286 km||2042 miles||1774 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Wed 5:18 PM||3555 km||2209 miles||1920 nm|| ESE|
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