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 02:52:00 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: 32%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 46' ||North|
|Longitude: ||156° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 16.3"||1000.58 mi||west||0° 10' 56.1"||12.52 mi||north||1000.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 48.8"||759.17 mi||east||4° 09' 45.1"||286.07 mi||north||808.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:52 PM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 4:52 PM||1729 km||1074 miles||934 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Wed 2:52 PM||2338 km||1453 miles||1263 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:52 PM||2365 km||1469 miles||1277 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Wed 4:52 PM||2678 km||1664 miles||1446 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Thu 4:52 PM||2769 km||1721 miles||1495 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:52 PM||3013 km||1872 miles||1627 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 3:52 PM||3132 km||1946 miles||1691 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 2:52 PM||3155 km||1960 miles||1704 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Wed 3:52 PM||3343 km||2077 miles||1805 nm|| NW|
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