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 Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 13:48:00 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: 70%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 29.8"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 13.1"||0.25 mi||south||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 55.9"||999.71 mi||west||0° 13' 06.3"||15.01 mi||south||999.67 mi|
|24 hours||12° 11' 33.9"||840.70 mi||east||5° 05' 49.3"||350.29 mi||south||906.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Sat 4:18 AM||588 km||365 miles||317 nm|| SE|
|Papeete||Sat 3:48 AM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 3:48 AM||1797 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Sat 3:48 AM||2618 km||1627 miles||1414 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Sat 5:48 AM||2623 km||1630 miles||1416 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Sun 2:48 AM||3215 km||1998 miles||1736 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Sat 3:48 AM||3322 km||2064 miles||1793 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Sun 3:48 AM||3368 km||2093 miles||1818 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Sat 2:48 AM||3377 km||2098 miles||1823 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sat 1:48 AM||3814 km||2370 miles||2059 nm|| W|
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