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 00:44:00 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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||163° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.56 meters/second, 1496.0 km/hour, 929.6 miles/hour or 807.8 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' 01.3"||0.03 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 18.6"||929.36 mi||west||0° 01' 26.7"||1.66 mi||north||929.44 mi|
|24 hours||14° 48' 44.9"||957.83 mi||east||1° 15' 36.9"||86.70 mi||north||965.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Thu 2:44 PM||373 km||232 miles||201 nm|| E|
|Alofi||Thu 1:44 PM||716 km||445 miles||387 nm|| WNW|
|Apia *||Fri 2:44 PM||1183 km||735 miles||639 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 1:44 PM||1234 km||767 miles||666 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 2:44 PM||1493 km||928 miles||806 nm|| ENE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 1:44 PM||1524 km||947 miles||823 nm|| NW|
|Suva *||Fri 1:44 PM||1936 km||1203 miles||1046 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Fri 12:44 PM||2316 km||1439 miles||1251 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:44 PM||2593 km||1611 miles||1400 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Thu 12:44 PM||2729 km||1696 miles||1474 nm|| NNW|
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