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 15:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 58' ||North|
|Longitude: ||168° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.42 meters/second, 1607.1 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.8 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' 32.5"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 33.6"||998.57 mi||west||0° 10' 40.2"||12.22 mi||south||998.83 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 39.7"||754.94 mi||east||4° 25' 02.7"||303.55 mi||south||816.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kwajalein||Wed 3:56 AM||223 km||138 miles||120 nm|| NNW|
|Majuro||Wed 3:56 AM||275 km||171 miles||149 nm|| E|
|Tarawa||Wed 3:56 AM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Wed 3:56 AM||853 km||530 miles||461 nm|| SSW|
|Palikir||Wed 2:56 AM||1166 km||724 miles||630 nm|| W|
|Wake Island||Wed 3:56 AM||1381 km||858 miles||745 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Tue 3:56 AM||1807 km||1123 miles||975 nm|| ESE|
|Honiara||Wed 2:56 AM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 3:56 AM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm|| SE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Wed 1:56 AM||2721 km||1690 miles||1469 nm|| WNW|
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