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 23:08:00 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 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||155° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.14 meters/second, 1498.1 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 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' 53.9"||930.63 mi||west||0° 02' 36.9"||3.00 mi||south||930.50 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 55.8"||985.69 mi||east||0° 18' 48.0"||21.56 mi||south||984.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 1:08 PM||445 km||277 miles||241 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 1:08 PM||713 km||443 miles||385 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Wed 12:08 PM||1513 km||940 miles||817 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 1:08 PM||1876 km||1166 miles||1013 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 12:08 PM||2044 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 12:08 PM||2088 km||1297 miles||1127 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 1:08 PM||2486 km||1545 miles||1342 nm|| N|
|Adamstown||Wed 3:08 PM||2657 km||1651 miles||1435 nm|| ESE|
|Suva *||Thu 12:08 PM||2744 km||1705 miles||1481 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:08 AM||3020 km||1877 miles||1631 nm|| WNW|
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