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 01:44:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||158° 36' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.06 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 24.6"||15.92 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||15.92 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 42.5"||955.16 mi||west||0° 08' 14.8"||9.45 mi||north||955.55 mi|
|24 hours||13° 44' 06.8"||910.33 mi||east||3° 44' 14.7"||256.98 mi||north||953.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Sat 12:44 PM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm|| N|
|Noumea||Sat 12:44 PM||1031 km||641 miles||557 nm|| SE|
|Port Vila||Sat 12:44 PM||1040 km||646 miles||561 nm|| E|
|Brisbane||Sat 11:44 AM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm|| SSW|
|Cairns||Sat 11:44 AM||1368 km||850 miles||739 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Sat 11:44 AM||1472 km||915 miles||795 nm|| WNW|
|Yaren||Sat 1:44 PM||2003 km||1245 miles||1082 nm|| NNE|
|Sydney *||Sat 12:44 PM||2045 km||1271 miles||1104 nm|| SSW|
|Suva *||Sat 2:44 PM||2111 km||1312 miles||1140 nm|| E|
|Canberra *||Sat 12:44 PM||2268 km||1409 miles||1225 nm|| SSW|
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