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 18:50:00 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: 54%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 14' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 16' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.11 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 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' 30.4"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 27.6"||995.60 mi||west||0° 11' 18.0"||12.94 mi||south||995.48 mi|
|24 hours||12° 07' 22.5"||831.96 mi||east||4° 21' 36.4"||299.68 mi||south||879.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Sat 5:50 AM||246 km||153 miles||133 nm|| S|
|Gizo||Sat 5:50 AM||391 km||243 miles||211 nm|| WSW|
|Arawa||Sat 4:50 AM||532 km||331 miles||287 nm|| WNW|
|Yaren||Sat 6:50 AM||1045 km||649 miles||564 nm|| NE|
|Port Vila||Sat 5:50 AM||1453 km||903 miles||785 nm|| SE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 4:50 AM||1462 km||909 miles||789 nm|| W|
|Palikir||Sat 5:50 AM||1582 km||983 miles||854 nm|| N|
|Tarawa||Sat 6:50 AM||1707 km||1060 miles||922 nm|| NE|
|Cairns||Sat 4:50 AM||1906 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Sat 6:50 AM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm|| NE|
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