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 15:58:00 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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||158° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.71 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 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' 30.7"||16.62 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 37.7"||996.94 mi||west||0° 11' 22.1"||13.02 mi||south||996.83 mi|
|24 hours||12° 02' 39.10"||827.52 mi||east||4° 24' 10.8"||302.61 mi||south||876.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 5:58 AM||950 km||591 miles||513 nm|| N|
|Fakaofo||Sat 4:58 AM||1474 km||916 miles||796 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Fri 5:58 AM||1518 km||943 miles||820 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 5:58 AM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| S|
|Apia *||Sat 5:58 AM||1689 km||1050 miles||912 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 4:58 AM||1870 km||1162 miles||1010 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Fri 3:58 AM||2175 km||1352 miles||1175 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 4:58 AM||2436 km||1514 miles||1315 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Sat 3:58 AM||2507 km||1558 miles||1354 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Sat 4:58 AM||2841 km||1765 miles||1534 nm|| WSW|
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