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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 20:42:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||158° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.53 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 22.3"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 21.0"||929.26 mi||west||0° 00' 55.1"||1.06 mi||north||929.30 mi|
|24 hours||15° 00' 01.3"||969.82 mi||east||1° 04' 24.9"||73.86 mi||north||976.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 10:42 AM||142 km||88 miles||77 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 10:42 AM||1006 km||625 miles||543 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Wed 9:42 AM||1214 km||754 miles||655 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 10:42 AM||1611 km||1001 miles||870 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 9:42 AM||1738 km||1080 miles||939 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 9:42 AM||1867 km||1160 miles||1008 nm|| NW|
|Suva *||Thu 9:42 AM||2441 km||1517 miles||1318 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:42 AM||2515 km||1563 miles||1358 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Thu 8:42 AM||2757 km||1713 miles||1489 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 12:42 PM||2942 km||1828 miles||1588 nm|| ESE|
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