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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:24:00 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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 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' 23.7"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 04.7"||0.09 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 48.7"||938.37 mi||west||0° 04' 51.8"||5.58 mi||north||938.62 mi|
|24 hours||14° 04' 18.8"||917.20 mi||east||2° 30' 11.8"||172.18 mi||north||939.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 2:24 PM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm|| WNW|
|Gambier Islands||Fri 3:24 PM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Fri 4:24 PM||1528 km||950 miles||825 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:24 PM||1684 km||1047 miles||910 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Fri 1:24 PM||2750 km||1709 miles||1485 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:24 PM||2800 km||1740 miles||1512 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Sat 2:24 PM||3054 km||1898 miles||1649 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:24 PM||3168 km||1968 miles||1710 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:24 PM||3285 km||2041 miles||1774 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Fri 7:24 PM||3602 km||2238 miles||1945 nm|| ESE|
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