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 00:24:00 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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||173° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.98 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 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' 53.1"||930.28 mi||west||0° 02' 24.9"||2.77 mi||south||930.16 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 28.8"||984.85 mi||east||0° 13' 58.3"||16.02 mi||south||984.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Pangai||Thu 1:24 PM||107 km||66 miles||58 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 1:24 PM||162 km||101 miles||87 nm|| WSW|
|Neiafu||Thu 1:24 PM||216 km||134 miles||117 nm|| N|
|Alofi||Wed 1:24 PM||437 km||271 miles||236 nm|| ENE|
|Pago Pago||Wed 1:24 PM||772 km||479 miles||417 nm|| NNE|
|Apia *||Thu 2:24 PM||777 km||483 miles||420 nm|| NNE|
|Suva *||Thu 1:24 PM||865 km||538 miles||467 nm|| WNW|
|Nadi *||Thu 1:24 PM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm|| WNW|
|Lautoka *||Thu 1:24 PM||982 km||610 miles||530 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 1:24 PM||1271 km||790 miles||686 nm|| NNE|
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