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 16:58:00 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: 55%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 16:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||172° 39' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.51 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.0 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"||16.61 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 34.3"||996.49 mi||west||0° 11' 20.8"||13.00 mi||south||996.37 mi|
|24 hours||12° 04' 17.5"||829.06 mi||east||4° 23' 18.4"||301.62 mi||south||877.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fakaofo||Sat 5:58 AM||316 km||196 miles||171 nm|| SSE|
|Rawaki||Sat 5:58 AM||410 km||255 miles||221 nm|| NNE|
|Apia *||Sat 6:58 AM||775 km||482 miles||418 nm|| S|
|Pago Pago||Fri 5:58 AM||844 km||525 miles||456 nm|| SSE|
|Baker Island||Fri 4:58 AM||891 km||554 miles||481 nm|| NNW|
|Funafuti||Sat 4:58 AM||916 km||569 miles||495 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 5:58 AM||1378 km||856 miles||744 nm|| SSE|
|Suva *||Sat 5:58 AM||1578 km||980 miles||852 nm|| SW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 5:58 AM||1601 km||995 miles||865 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sat 4:58 AM||1840 km||1143 miles||994 nm|| WNW|
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