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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||157° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.11 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' 24.9"||1004.59 mi||west||0° 11' 20.6"||12.99 mi||south||1004.76 mi|
|24 hours||11° 07' 53.6"||769.09 mi||east||4° 36' 28.6"||316.63 mi||south||832.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:24 AM||130 km||81 miles||70 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:24 AM||1995 km||1240 miles||1077 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Wed 4:24 AM||2044 km||1270 miles||1103 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Wed 2:24 AM||2078 km||1291 miles||1122 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 4:24 AM||2391 km||1485 miles||1291 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Wed 4:24 AM||2436 km||1514 miles||1315 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:24 AM||2670 km||1659 miles||1442 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 3:24 AM||2751 km||1709 miles||1485 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 2:24 AM||2824 km||1755 miles||1525 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Thu 2:24 AM||3230 km||2007 miles||1744 nm|| W|
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