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 01:16:00 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 01:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 58' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.02 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||15.92 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 03.7"||955.08 mi||west||0° 07' 43.2"||8.85 mi||north||955.45 mi|
|24 hours||13° 07' 59.9"||869.03 mi||east||3° 29' 03.0"||239.57 mi||north||908.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sat 3:16 PM||790 km||491 miles||426 nm|| W|
|Taiohae||Sat 3:46 PM||928 km||577 miles||501 nm|| NNE|
|Gambier Islands||Sat 4:16 PM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Sat 5:16 PM||1540 km||957 miles||831 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 3:16 PM||1911 km||1188 miles||1032 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 3:16 PM||2668 km||1658 miles||1440 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Sat 2:16 PM||2945 km||1830 miles||1590 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sun 3:16 PM||3194 km||1985 miles||1725 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sun 2:16 PM||3258 km||2024 miles||1759 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sun 2:16 PM||3502 km||2176 miles||1891 nm|| WSW|
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