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 22:56:00 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 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||152° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.16 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 930.9 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' 54.0"||930.69 mi||west||0° 02' 38.7"||3.03 mi||south||930.56 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 59.5"||985.82 mi||east||0° 19' 33.8"||22.43 mi||south||985.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Wed 12:56 PM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm|| NE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:56 PM||742 km||461 miles||401 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Wed 11:56 AM||1812 km||1126 miles||978 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 12:56 PM||2159 km||1342 miles||1166 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 11:56 AM||2342 km||1455 miles||1265 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:56 AM||2343 km||1456 miles||1265 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 2:56 PM||2370 km||1472 miles||1279 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:56 PM||2529 km||1571 miles||1365 nm|| NNW|
|Suva *||Thu 11:56 AM||3043 km||1891 miles||1643 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 10:56 AM||3299 km||2050 miles||1781 nm|| WNW|
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