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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:56:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||134° 39' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.00 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 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' 28.8"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 06.8"||0.13 mi||south||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 52.2"||968.43 mi||west||0° 06' 51.9"||7.87 mi||south||968.21 mi|
|24 hours||12° 42' 38.7"||850.07 mi||east||2° 21' 35.2"||162.27 mi||south||860.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 2:26 AM||833 km||518 miles||450 nm|| NW|
|Gambier Islands||Thu 2:56 AM||920 km||572 miles||497 nm|| S|
|Adamstown||Thu 3:56 AM||1229 km||764 miles||664 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Thu 1:56 AM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 1:56 AM||2749 km||1708 miles||1484 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 6:56 AM||2954 km||1835 miles||1595 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:56 AM||3107 km||1931 miles||1678 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 12:56 AM||3779 km||2348 miles||2040 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 1:56 AM||4001 km||2486 miles||2160 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 12:56 AM||4023 km||2500 miles||2172 nm|| W|
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