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 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: 56%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.3 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' 37.2"||996.87 mi||west||0° 11' 22.0"||13.02 mi||south||996.76 mi|
|24 hours||12° 02' 56.2"||827.78 mi||east||4° 24' 02.1"||302.45 mi||south||877.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 6:08 AM||1015 km||631 miles||548 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Sat 5:08 AM||1213 km||754 miles||655 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Sat 6:08 AM||1459 km||906 miles||788 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 6:08 AM||1608 km||999 miles||868 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Fri 6:08 AM||1690 km||1050 miles||912 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Fri 5:08 AM||1700 km||1056 miles||918 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Fri 4:08 AM||1927 km||1198 miles||1041 nm|| WNW|
|Funafuti||Sat 4:08 AM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 5:08 AM||2243 km||1394 miles||1211 nm|| SW|
|Suva *||Sat 5:08 AM||2607 km||1620 miles||1408 nm|| WSW|
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