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 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.55 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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' 28.9"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 59.5"||983.09 mi||west||0° 10' 29.4"||12.02 mi||south||982.87 mi|
|24 hours||12° 46' 36.8"||867.29 mi||east||3° 54' 58.0"||269.23 mi||south||901.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sat 6:08 AM||719 km||446 miles||388 nm|| S|
|Taiohae||Sat 6:38 AM||1014 km||630 miles||548 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Sat 6:08 AM||1643 km||1021 miles||887 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:08 AM||1738 km||1080 miles||938 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Sat 5:08 AM||2461 km||1529 miles||1329 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Sat 8:08 AM||2479 km||1541 miles||1339 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Sun 5:08 AM||2497 km||1552 miles||1349 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sun 6:08 AM||2546 km||1582 miles||1375 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sun 5:08 AM||3057 km||1900 miles||1651 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sat 4:08 AM||3338 km||2074 miles||1803 nm|| WNW|
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