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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 06:24:00 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 23, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||158° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.45 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 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' 33.3"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.21 mi||north||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 21.7"||1003.13 mi||west||0° 10' 44.1"||12.29 mi||north||1003.06 mi|
|24 hours||10° 39' 20.5"||734.35 mi||east||4° 08' 05.9"||284.17 mi||north||784.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 8:24 PM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Thu 8:24 PM||1807 km||1123 miles||976 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Thu 6:24 PM||2107 km||1309 miles||1138 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 7:24 PM||2151 km||1337 miles||1162 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Fri 8:24 PM||2568 km||1596 miles||1387 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Thu 8:24 PM||2662 km||1654 miles||1437 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 8:24 PM||2905 km||1805 miles||1568 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Fri 6:24 PM||2924 km||1817 miles||1579 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 7:24 PM||2955 km||1836 miles||1596 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Fri 6:24 PM||3232 km||2008 miles||1745 nm|| W|
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