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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 02:42:00 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||137° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.98 meters/second, 1594.7 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.1 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' 30.3"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 27.2"||990.88 mi||west||0° 10' 51.0"||12.43 mi||north||991.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 54.6"||786.52 mi||east||4° 27' 04.0"||305.89 mi||north||847.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Mon 5:12 PM||214 km||133 miles||116 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Mon 4:42 PM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Mon 6:42 PM||1933 km||1201 miles||1044 nm|| SSE|
|Kiritimati||Tue 4:42 PM||2508 km||1558 miles||1354 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Mon 4:42 PM||2732 km||1698 miles||1475 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Mon 9:42 PM||3572 km||2220 miles||1929 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Mon 3:42 PM||3655 km||2271 miles||1974 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 3:42 PM||3699 km||2299 miles||1997 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Tue 4:42 PM||3766 km||2340 miles||2033 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Mon 4:42 PM||4032 km||2506 miles||2177 nm|| NNW|
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