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 12, 2013 at 00:20:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||178° 47' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.58 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 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' 24.5"||15.90 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 35.9"||954.09 mi||west||0° 08' 05.6"||9.28 mi||north||954.47 mi|
|24 hours||346° 13' 04.3"||912.53 mi||west||3° 41' 12.2"||253.50 mi||north||955.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Suva *||Sat 1:20 PM||147 km||92 miles||80 nm|| SSW|
|Lautoka *||Sat 1:20 PM||164 km||102 miles||89 nm|| WSW|
|Nadi *||Sat 1:20 PM||179 km||112 miles||97 nm|| SW|
|Mata-Utu||Sat 12:20 PM||670 km||416 miles||362 nm|| NE|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:20 PM||792 km||492 miles||427 nm|| SE|
|Neiafu||Sat 1:20 PM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm|| ESE|
|Pangai||Sat 1:20 PM||796 km||495 miles||430 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Sat 12:20 PM||923 km||573 miles||498 nm|| N|
|Apia *||Sat 2:20 PM||1068 km||663 miles||577 nm|| ENE|
|Port Vila||Sat 11:20 AM||1117 km||694 miles||603 nm|| W|
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