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 23:54:00 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: 14%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 23:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||136° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.45 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.3 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' 23.6"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 46.4"||938.10 mi||west||0° 04' 47.7"||5.50 mi||north||938.35 mi|
|24 hours||14° 05' 23.3"||918.14 mi||east||2° 28' 47.8"||170.58 mi||north||940.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Fri 2:54 PM||422 km||262 miles||228 nm|| SSE|
|Adamstown||Fri 3:54 PM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Fri 1:54 PM||1395 km||867 miles||753 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Fri 1:54 PM||2431 km||1510 miles||1312 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Fri 6:54 PM||2894 km||1798 miles||1563 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Sat 1:54 PM||3289 km||2044 miles||1776 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Fri 12:54 PM||3503 km||2177 miles||1892 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 1:54 PM||3805 km||2365 miles||2055 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 12:54 PM||3900 km||2423 miles||2106 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 12:54 PM||4031 km||2505 miles||2176 nm|| W|
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