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 20:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.65 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' 51.4"||936.28 mi||west||0° 04' 33.4"||5.23 mi||north||936.51 mi|
|24 hours||14° 36' 06.1"||950.64 mi||east||2° 26' 49.0"||168.31 mi||north||972.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Thu 10:44 AM||641 km||399 miles||346 nm|| WNW|
|Gambier Islands||Thu 11:44 AM||1005 km||624 miles||543 nm|| ESE|
|Adamstown||Thu 12:44 PM||1541 km||958 miles||832 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 10:44 AM||1658 km||1030 miles||895 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 9:44 AM||2725 km||1693 miles||1472 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:44 AM||2804 km||1742 miles||1514 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Fri 10:44 AM||3033 km||1884 miles||1638 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:44 AM||3151 km||1958 miles||1701 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 9:44 AM||3259 km||2025 miles||1759 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 3:44 PM||3618 km||2248 miles||1953 nm|| ESE|
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