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 18:58:00 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: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||146° 47' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 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"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 39.0"||1003.87 mi||west||0° 11' 37.7"||13.32 mi||south||1003.88 mi|
|24 hours||11° 33' 08.3"||798.29 mi||east||4° 36' 24.2"||316.56 mi||south||856.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Fri 4:58 AM||452 km||281 miles||244 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Fri 3:58 AM||676 km||420 miles||365 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Fri 4:58 AM||753 km||468 miles||407 nm|| S|
|Manokwari||Fri 3:58 AM||1430 km||888 miles||772 nm|| W|
|Cairns||Fri 4:58 AM||1582 km||983 miles||854 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Fri 5:58 AM||1638 km||1018 miles||885 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Fri 5:58 AM||1649 km||1024 miles||890 nm|| NE|
|Melekeok||Fri 3:58 AM||1757 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| NW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 4:58 AM||1798 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| N|
|Darwin||Fri 4:28 AM||2065 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| WSW|
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