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 22:46:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.41 meters/second, 1495.5 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.5 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' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 13.8"||929.03 mi||west||0° 01' 08.3"||1.31 mi||north||929.09 mi|
|24 hours||14° 51' 38.5"||960.70 mi||east||1° 08' 44.3"||78.82 mi||north||967.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Thu 1:46 PM||252 km||157 miles||136 nm|| S|
|Adamstown||Thu 2:46 PM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Thu 12:46 PM||1567 km||974 miles||846 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Thu 12:46 PM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 5:46 PM||2704 km||1680 miles||1460 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 12:46 PM||3494 km||2171 miles||1886 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 11:46 AM||3646 km||2265 miles||1969 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 12:46 PM||3968 km||2466 miles||2142 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 11:46 AM||4078 km||2534 miles||2202 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 11:46 AM||4161 km||2585 miles||2247 nm|| W|
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