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 15:42:00 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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||165° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.06 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 46.4"||1004.47 mi||west||0° 11' 37.9"||13.32 mi||south||1004.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 22.4"||794.31 mi||east||4° 37' 19.4"||317.61 mi||south||853.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Fri 4:42 AM||583 km||362 miles||315 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:42 AM||1014 km||630 miles||548 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:42 AM||1031 km||640 miles||557 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:42 AM||1219 km||757 miles||658 nm|| WNW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:42 AM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:42 AM||1814 km||1127 miles||979 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 4:42 AM||1938 km||1204 miles||1046 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:42 AM||2222 km||1381 miles||1200 nm|| SSE|
|Nukualofa||Fri 4:42 AM||2350 km||1460 miles||1269 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Fri 3:42 AM||2395 km||1488 miles||1293 nm|| W|
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