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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 08:42:00 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: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 30.6"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 00.3"||0.01 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.5"||938.50 mi||west||0° 00' 23.1"||0.44 mi||south||938.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 21.7"||758.20 mi||east||0° 36' 04.4"||41.36 mi||south||760.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Tue 9:42 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Tue 10:42 PM||1607 km||999 miles||868 nm|| E|
|Wake Island||Wed 8:42 PM||2101 km||1306 miles||1135 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Wed 8:42 PM||2250 km||1398 miles||1215 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Tue 8:42 PM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 8:42 PM||2610 km||1622 miles||1409 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 10:42 PM||2721 km||1691 miles||1469 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Wed 8:42 PM||3194 km||1985 miles||1725 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Wed 8:42 PM||3345 km||2078 miles||1806 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 9:42 PM||3345 km||2079 miles||1806 nm|| S|
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