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 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.
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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.64 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 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"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 51.2"||936.26 mi||west||0° 04' 33.2"||5.22 mi||north||936.50 mi|
|24 hours||14° 36' 09.1"||950.68 mi||east||2° 26' 42.6"||168.19 mi||north||972.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Thu 10:42 AM||688 km||428 miles||372 nm|| WNW|
|Gambier Islands||Thu 11:42 AM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Thu 12:42 PM||1496 km||929 miles||808 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 10:42 AM||1707 km||1061 miles||922 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 9:42 AM||2775 km||1725 miles||1499 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:42 AM||2832 km||1760 miles||1529 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Fri 10:42 AM||3083 km||1915 miles||1664 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:42 AM||3199 km||1988 miles||1727 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 9:42 AM||3308 km||2056 miles||1786 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 3:42 PM||3570 km||2218 miles||1928 nm|| ESE|
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