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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:56:00 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: 23%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||137° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.8 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' 25.9"||15.92 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||north||15.92 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 01.8"||954.83 mi||west||0° 07' 41.2"||8.81 mi||north||955.19 mi|
|24 hours||13° 08' 45.7"||869.67 mi||east||3° 28' 24.1"||238.83 mi||north||909.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Sat 3:56 PM||723 km||449 miles||390 nm|| SSE|
|Taiohae||Sat 3:26 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm|| NNW|
|Adamstown||Sat 4:56 PM||1167 km||725 miles||630 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Sat 2:56 PM||1300 km||808 miles||702 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Sat 2:56 PM||2403 km||1493 miles||1297 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 2:56 PM||3029 km||1882 miles||1636 nm|| NW|
|Easter Island *||Sat 7:56 PM||3091 km||1920 miles||1669 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Sat 1:56 PM||3451 km||2144 miles||1863 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sun 2:56 PM||3706 km||2303 miles||2001 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 1:56 PM||3763 km||2338 miles||2032 nm|| W|
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