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 21:56:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||123° 06' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.36 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 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' 22.1"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 00.9"||0.02 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 11.9"||928.91 mi||west||0° 01' 00.5"||1.16 mi||north||928.96 mi|
|24 hours||14° 52' 49.4"||961.88 mi||east||1° 05' 48.0"||75.45 mi||north||968.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 1:56 PM||855 km||531 miles||462 nm|| SW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 4:56 PM||1559 km||969 miles||842 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Thu 11:56 AM||2805 km||1743 miles||1514 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Thu 11:56 AM||3803 km||2363 miles||2054 nm|| W|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 3:56 PM||4258 km||2646 miles||2299 nm|| ENE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:56 AM||4499 km||2796 miles||2429 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Thu 10:56 AM||4887 km||3037 miles||2639 nm|| W|
|Lima||Thu 4:56 PM||4997 km||3105 miles||2698 nm|| E|
|Mexico City||Thu 3:56 PM||5166 km||3210 miles||2790 nm|| NNE|
|Apia *||Fri 11:56 AM||5212 km||3239 miles||2814 nm|| W|
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