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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 19:54:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.47 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 22.7"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 49.2"||935.88 mi||west||0° 04' 26.2"||5.09 mi||north||936.11 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 17.9"||951.57 mi||east||2° 24' 10.9"||165.29 mi||north||972.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Thu 10:54 AM||479 km||298 miles||259 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 11:54 AM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Thu 9:54 AM||1872 km||1164 miles||1011 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 2:54 PM||2444 km||1519 miles||1320 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 9:54 AM||2900 km||1802 miles||1566 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 9:54 AM||3665 km||2277 miles||1979 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 8:54 AM||3977 km||2471 miles||2148 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 9:54 AM||4284 km||2662 miles||2313 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 8:54 AM||4374 km||2718 miles||2362 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 8:54 AM||4498 km||2795 miles||2429 nm|| W|
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