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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 15:48:00 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.65 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.6 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' 29.0"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 01.0"||983.31 mi||west||0° 10' 30.4"||12.04 mi||south||983.09 mi|
|24 hours||12° 45' 57.1"||866.71 mi||east||3° 55' 29.6"||269.83 mi||south||901.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Sat 6:18 AM||511 km||318 miles||276 nm|| ENE|
|Papeete||Sat 5:48 AM||957 km||595 miles||517 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Sat 5:48 AM||2055 km||1277 miles||1109 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 5:48 AM||2081 km||1293 miles||1124 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Sat 7:48 AM||2110 km||1311 miles||1139 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Sat 4:48 AM||2953 km||1835 miles||1594 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 4:48 AM||3024 km||1879 miles||1633 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sun 5:48 AM||3068 km||1907 miles||1657 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sun 4:48 AM||3544 km||2202 miles||1913 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sat 3:48 AM||3837 km||2384 miles||2072 nm|| WNW|
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