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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 05:24:00 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: 57%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 10' ||South|
|Longitude: ||165° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 32.0"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 04.7"||1002.79 mi||west||0° 11' 21.1"||13.00 mi||north||1002.99 mi|
|24 hours||10° 58' 46.0"||757.51 mi||east||4° 32' 22.9"||311.94 mi||north||820.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Wed 6:24 PM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 6:24 PM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 7:24 PM||1107 km||688 miles||598 nm|| NE|
|Apia *||Wed 7:24 PM||1285 km||799 miles||694 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Tue 5:24 PM||1335 km||830 miles||721 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Tue 6:24 PM||1722 km||1070 miles||930 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 5:24 PM||1781 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 7:24 PM||1980 km||1230 miles||1069 nm|| SSE|
|Nukualofa||Wed 6:24 PM||2162 km||1344 miles||1168 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Tue 7:24 PM||2264 km||1407 miles||1222 nm|| SE|
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