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 08:52:00 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: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||175° 44' ||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' 00.4"||0.01 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.4"||938.50 mi||west||0° 00' 24.1"||0.46 mi||south||938.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 22.1"||758.21 mi||east||0° 36' 27.6"||41.81 mi||south||760.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Tue 9:52 PM||837 km||520 miles||452 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Wed 8:52 PM||1850 km||1149 miles||999 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Tue 10:52 PM||1858 km||1155 miles||1003 nm|| E|
|Majuro||Wed 8:52 PM||2065 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Tue 8:52 PM||2281 km||1418 miles||1232 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 8:52 PM||2469 km||1534 miles||1333 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 10:52 PM||2895 km||1799 miles||1563 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Wed 8:52 PM||3023 km||1878 miles||1632 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Wed 7:52 PM||3204 km||1991 miles||1730 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 8:52 PM||3290 km||2044 miles||1776 nm|| S|
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