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 17, 2013 at 01:36:00 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: 31%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 32' ||North|
|Longitude: ||137° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 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' 32.2"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 14.9"||1000.95 mi||west||0° 10' 59.2"||12.58 mi||north||1000.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 02' 08.7"||759.85 mi||east||4° 11' 12.2"||287.73 mi||north||809.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 3:36 PM||2211 km||1374 miles||1194 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Wed 3:36 PM||2783 km||1729 miles||1502 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Wed 3:36 PM||2863 km||1779 miles||1546 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Wed 5:36 PM||3486 km||2166 miles||1882 nm|| SSE|
|Los Angeles||Wed 5:36 PM||3744 km||2327 miles||2022 nm|| NNE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 3:36 PM||3814 km||2370 miles||2059 nm|| SW|
|Hermosillo||Wed 6:36 PM||3839 km||2385 miles||2073 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco||Wed 5:36 PM||3893 km||2419 miles||2102 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 2:36 PM||4062 km||2524 miles||2194 nm|| WSW|
|Phoenix||Wed 6:36 PM||4075 km||2532 miles||2201 nm|| NE|
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