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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:56:00 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: 84%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 09' ||North|
|Longitude: ||176° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.25 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 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' 32.5"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 33.3"||998.19 mi||west||0° 10' 37.8"||12.18 mi||south||998.45 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 30.8"||754.48 mi||east||4° 24' 19.3"||302.73 mi||south||815.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Tue 2:56 AM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 2:56 AM||1303 km||810 miles||704 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Wed 2:56 AM||1332 km||828 miles||719 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Wed 2:56 AM||1789 km||1112 miles||966 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 3:56 AM||1926 km||1196 miles||1040 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Wed 2:56 AM||2004 km||1245 miles||1082 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:56 AM||2231 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| ESE|
|Wake Island||Wed 2:56 AM||2243 km||1394 miles||1211 nm|| NW|
|Midway||Tue 3:56 AM||2333 km||1449 miles||1260 nm|| N|
|Apia *||Wed 4:56 AM||2384 km||1482 miles||1287 nm|| SSE|
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