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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 15:18:00 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: 66%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||159° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 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' 31.8"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 47.3"||1004.53 mi||west||0° 11' 37.8"||13.32 mi||south||1004.56 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 55.7"||793.83 mi||east||4° 37' 25.2"||317.72 mi||south||853.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:18 AM||511 km||318 miles||276 nm|| NE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:18 AM||1496 km||929 miles||808 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:18 AM||1851 km||1150 miles||999 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:18 AM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 5:18 AM||2064 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:18 AM||2134 km||1326 miles||1152 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Thu 4:18 AM||2183 km||1356 miles||1179 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:18 AM||2421 km||1504 miles||1307 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 5:18 AM||2582 km||1605 miles||1394 nm|| N|
|Nukualofa||Fri 4:18 AM||2693 km||1673 miles||1454 nm|| SW|
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