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 Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 05:20:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 15%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 14' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 30.4"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 33.8"||1002.28 mi||west||0° 11' 59.6"||13.74 mi||north||1002.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 36.6"||797.40 mi||east||4° 45' 03.1"||326.45 mi||north||862.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Tue 3:20 PM||452 km||281 miles||244 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Tue 2:20 PM||506 km||314 miles||273 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Tue 3:20 PM||740 km||460 miles||400 nm|| SSE|
|Manokwari||Tue 2:20 PM||1265 km||786 miles||683 nm|| W|
|Cairns||Tue 3:20 PM||1536 km||954 miles||829 nm|| S|
|Melekeok||Tue 2:20 PM||1658 km||1030 miles||895 nm|| NW|
|Honiara||Tue 4:20 PM||1775 km||1103 miles||959 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Tue 4:20 PM||1812 km||1126 miles||978 nm|| NE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Tue 3:20 PM||1828 km||1136 miles||987 nm|| N|
|Darwin||Tue 2:50 PM||1896 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| SW|
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