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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 14:58:00 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: 56%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 37' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.91 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 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' 30.6"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 41.3"||997.39 mi||west||0° 11' 23.5"||13.05 mi||south||997.29 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 03.6"||826.00 mi||east||4° 25' 01.4"||303.58 mi||south||875.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Fri 5:28 AM||532 km||330 miles||287 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Fri 4:58 AM||1381 km||858 miles||746 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 4:58 AM||1783 km||1108 miles||963 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 4:58 AM||2385 km||1482 miles||1288 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Fri 6:58 AM||2509 km||1559 miles||1355 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Sat 3:58 AM||3060 km||1902 miles||1652 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Fri 3:58 AM||3168 km||1968 miles||1711 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sat 4:58 AM||3186 km||1980 miles||1721 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Fri 4:58 AM||3447 km||2142 miles||1861 nm|| NNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 2:58 AM||3724 km||2314 miles||2011 nm|| W|
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