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 15:46:00 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: 66%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||166° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 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' 31.7"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 46.3"||1004.46 mi||west||0° 11' 37.9"||13.32 mi||south||1004.48 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 26.8"||794.39 mi||east||4° 37' 18.4"||317.59 mi||south||853.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Fri 4:46 AM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:46 AM||953 km||592 miles||514 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:46 AM||1114 km||692 miles||601 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:46 AM||1130 km||702 miles||610 nm|| ENE|
|Apia *||Fri 5:46 AM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:46 AM||1715 km||1066 miles||926 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 4:46 AM||1915 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| S|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:46 AM||2254 km||1400 miles||1217 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Fri 3:46 AM||2289 km||1422 miles||1236 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 4:46 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm|| SSW|
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