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 15:18:00 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 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 27' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.85 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.7 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||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.0"||997.24 mi||west||0° 11' 23.1"||13.04 mi||south||997.14 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 35.5"||826.51 mi||east||4° 24' 44.7"||303.26 mi||south||876.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Fri 5:48 AM||1024 km||636 miles||553 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Fri 5:18 AM||1219 km||758 miles||658 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Sat 5:18 AM||1357 km||843 miles||733 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 5:18 AM||2030 km||1261 miles||1096 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 4:18 AM||2530 km||1572 miles||1366 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 5:18 AM||2676 km||1663 miles||1445 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 4:18 AM||2703 km||1680 miles||1460 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 7:18 AM||2831 km||1759 miles||1529 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Fri 3:18 AM||3201 km||1989 miles||1728 nm|| WNW|
|Honolulu||Fri 5:18 AM||3250 km||2019 miles||1755 nm|| NNW|
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