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 22:36:00 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 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 31' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.21 meters/second, 1498.3 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 54.2"||930.78 mi||west||0° 02' 41.9"||3.10 mi||south||930.65 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 05.5"||986.02 mi||east||0° 20' 50.1"||23.89 mi||south||985.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Wed 12:36 PM||374 km||232 miles||202 nm|| NNW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:36 PM||1238 km||769 miles||669 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Wed 2:36 PM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Wed 11:36 AM||2311 km||1436 miles||1248 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 12:36 PM||2642 km||1642 miles||1426 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:36 PM||2681 km||1666 miles||1448 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:36 AM||2792 km||1735 miles||1507 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 11:36 AM||2839 km||1764 miles||1533 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Thu 11:36 AM||3543 km||2201 miles||1913 nm|| W|
|Chatham Islands *||Thu 12:21 PM||3717 km||2310 miles||2007 nm|| SW|
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