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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 46' ||North|
|Longitude: ||163° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 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||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 24.5"||1004.65 mi||west||0° 11' 21.1"||13.00 mi||south||1004.81 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 06.5"||769.38 mi||east||4° 36' 35.1"||316.75 mi||south||832.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:46 AM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Wed 2:46 AM||1491 km||927 miles||805 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:46 AM||1604 km||996 miles||866 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Thu 4:46 AM||2060 km||1280 miles||1112 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 4:46 AM||2135 km||1327 miles||1153 nm|| NNE|
|Funafuti||Thu 2:46 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Wed 3:46 AM||2519 km||1565 miles||1360 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Thu 2:46 AM||2638 km||1639 miles||1424 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:46 AM||2683 km||1667 miles||1449 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Wed 4:46 AM||2707 km||1682 miles||1461 nm|| SSE|
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