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 14:18:00 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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||156° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.10 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 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' 25.0"||1004.58 mi||west||0° 11' 20.5"||12.99 mi||south||1004.74 mi|
|24 hours||11° 07' 50.1"||769.01 mi||east||4° 36' 26.9"||316.59 mi||south||832.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:18 AM||141 km||88 miles||76 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Wed 4:18 AM||2046 km||1272 miles||1105 nm|| N|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:18 AM||2118 km||1316 miles||1144 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Wed 2:18 AM||2238 km||1391 miles||1208 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 4:18 AM||2382 km||1480 miles||1286 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Thu 4:18 AM||2497 km||1552 miles||1348 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:18 AM||2688 km||1670 miles||1452 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 3:18 AM||2832 km||1760 miles||1529 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 2:18 AM||2971 km||1846 miles||1604 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 3:18 AM||3344 km||2078 miles||1806 nm|| SW|
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