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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 13:08:00 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 05' ||North|
|Longitude: ||139° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 32.4"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 25.9"||1004.40 mi||west||0° 11' 18.9"||12.96 mi||south||1004.57 mi|
|24 hours||11° 07' 10.2"||768.09 mi||east||4° 36' 05.2"||316.18 mi||south||831.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 3:08 AM||1979 km||1230 miles||1069 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 3:08 AM||2530 km||1572 miles||1366 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 3:08 AM||2826 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Wed 5:08 AM||3278 km||2037 miles||1770 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 3:08 AM||3476 km||2160 miles||1877 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 2:08 AM||3772 km||2344 miles||2037 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Thu 3:08 AM||4017 km||2496 miles||2169 nm|| WSW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 5:08 AM||4080 km||2535 miles||2203 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Wed 1:08 AM||4118 km||2559 miles||2224 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Wed 2:08 AM||4127 km||2564 miles||2228 nm|| SW|
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