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 Monday, January 16, 2012 at 16:54:00 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 16, 2012 at 16:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||162° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.25 meters/second, 1556.1 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 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' 27.5"||16.12 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||south||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 28.4"||966.71 mi||west||0° 10' 19.9"||11.84 mi||south||966.40 mi|
|24 hours||13° 17' 35.8"||888.87 mi||east||3° 41' 09.5"||253.49 mi||south||916.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Mon 6:54 AM||762 km||473 miles||411 nm|| SSE|
|Pago Pago||Mon 5:54 AM||886 km||550 miles||478 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Mon 5:54 AM||915 km||569 miles||494 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Tue 6:54 AM||1006 km||625 miles||543 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 5:54 AM||1128 km||701 miles||609 nm|| WNW|
|Papeete||Mon 6:54 AM||1414 km||879 miles||763 nm|| ESE|
|Nukualofa||Tue 5:54 AM||1512 km||940 miles||817 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 6:54 AM||1936 km||1203 miles||1045 nm|| NNE|
|Suva *||Tue 5:54 AM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Tue 4:54 AM||2112 km||1312 miles||1140 nm|| WNW|
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