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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||171° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.00 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.6 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' 53.2"||930.32 mi||west||0° 02' 26.3"||2.80 mi||south||930.21 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 32.7"||984.97 mi||east||0° 14' 36.5"||16.75 mi||south||984.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alofi||Wed 1:14 PM||228 km||141 miles||123 nm|| NE|
|Pangai||Thu 1:14 PM||324 km||201 miles||175 nm|| WNW|
|Neiafu||Thu 1:14 PM||349 km||217 miles||188 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 1:14 PM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm|| W|
|Pago Pago||Wed 1:14 PM||703 km||437 miles||380 nm|| N|
|Apia *||Thu 2:14 PM||749 km||465 miles||404 nm|| N|
|Salelologa (Savai'i) *||Thu 2:14 PM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm|| N|
|Suva *||Thu 1:14 PM||1107 km||688 miles||597 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 2:14 PM||1207 km||750 miles||652 nm|| E|
|Fakaofo||Thu 1:14 PM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| N|
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