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 15:58:00 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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||169° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.5 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' 45.8"||1004.42 mi||west||0° 11' 37.9"||13.32 mi||south||1004.45 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 40.3"||794.62 mi||east||4° 37' 15.4"||317.54 mi||south||853.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Fri 4:58 AM||219 km||136 miles||118 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:58 AM||803 km||499 miles||433 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:58 AM||826 km||513 miles||446 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Fri 5:58 AM||1322 km||822 miles||714 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:58 AM||1427 km||887 miles||771 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:58 AM||1436 km||892 miles||775 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Thu 4:58 AM||1879 km||1167 miles||1014 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Fri 3:58 AM||1972 km||1225 miles||1065 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 4:58 AM||2194 km||1363 miles||1185 nm|| SSW|
|Suva *||Fri 4:58 AM||2205 km||1370 miles||1190 nm|| SW|
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