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 16:08:00 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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 06' ||South|
|Longitude: ||172° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 45.5"||1004.40 mi||west||0° 11' 37.9"||13.32 mi||south||1004.42 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 51.6"||794.82 mi||east||4° 37' 13.0"||317.49 mi||south||854.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Fri 5:08 AM||233 km||145 miles||126 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Thu 4:08 AM||555 km||345 miles||300 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 5:08 AM||808 km||502 miles||437 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Fri 4:08 AM||1200 km||746 miles||648 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Fri 6:08 AM||1298 km||806 miles||701 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Fri 6:08 AM||1695 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| ENE|
|Tarawa||Fri 4:08 AM||1709 km||1062 miles||923 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Thu 5:08 AM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm|| S|
|Suva *||Fri 5:08 AM||2056 km||1278 miles||1110 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Fri 4:08 AM||2124 km||1320 miles||1147 nm|| WNW|
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