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 16:58:00 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: 44%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 16:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.29 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 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"||16.38 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.38 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 55.6"||982.52 mi||west||0° 10' 26.8"||11.97 mi||south||982.30 mi|
|24 hours||12° 48' 16.5"||868.73 mi||east||3° 53' 38.6"||267.71 mi||south||902.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Sat 6:58 AM||1106 km||687 miles||597 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Sun 5:58 AM||1187 km||737 miles||641 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sun 6:58 AM||1250 km||776 miles||675 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Sat 5:58 AM||1322 km||822 miles||714 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Sat 6:58 AM||1374 km||853 miles||742 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Sun 6:58 AM||1496 km||930 miles||808 nm|| NNE|
|Nukualofa||Sun 5:58 AM||1905 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Sat 4:58 AM||2169 km||1348 miles||1171 nm|| NW|
|Funafuti||Sun 4:58 AM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Sun 5:58 AM||2384 km||1481 miles||1287 nm|| WSW|
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