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 Friday, November 16, 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 7%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||156° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.52 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 22.3"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 17.5"||929.27 mi||west||0° 01' 22.0"||1.57 mi||north||929.34 mi|
|24 hours||14° 49' 29.9"||958.57 mi||east||1° 13' 52.4"||84.70 mi||north||966.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Thu 2:14 PM||379 km||236 miles||205 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 2:14 PM||783 km||486 miles||423 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Thu 1:14 PM||1454 km||903 miles||785 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 2:14 PM||1830 km||1137 miles||988 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 1:14 PM||1980 km||1230 miles||1069 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 1:14 PM||2056 km||1277 miles||1110 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:14 PM||2514 km||1562 miles||1357 nm|| N|
|Suva *||Fri 1:14 PM||2683 km||1667 miles||1449 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Thu 4:14 PM||2708 km||1683 miles||1462 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Fri 12:14 PM||2976 km||1849 miles||1607 nm|| WNW|
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