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 23:46:00 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 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||164° 39' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.06 meters/second, 1497.8 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.8 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"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 53.4"||930.45 mi||west||0° 02' 30.8"||2.88 mi||south||930.33 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 42.9"||985.28 mi||east||0° 16' 23.2"||18.79 mi||south||984.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 1:46 PM||513 km||319 miles||277 nm|| E|
|Alofi||Wed 12:46 PM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm|| WNW|
|Pago Pago||Wed 12:46 PM||947 km||589 miles||512 nm|| NW|
|Neiafu||Thu 12:46 PM||1001 km||622 miles||540 nm|| W|
|Pangai||Thu 12:46 PM||1016 km||632 miles||549 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 1:46 PM||1062 km||660 miles||573 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 12:46 PM||1099 km||683 miles||593 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 12:46 PM||1426 km||886 miles||770 nm|| NNW|
|Papeete||Wed 1:46 PM||1623 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| E|
|Suva *||Thu 12:46 PM||1797 km||1116 miles||970 nm|| W|
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