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 09:02:00 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 09:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||178° 09' ||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"||938.51 mi||west||0° 00' 25.2"||0.48 mi||south||938.53 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 22.4"||758.22 mi||east||0° 36' 50.8"||42.25 mi||south||760.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Tue 10:02 PM||824 km||512 miles||445 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Wed 9:02 PM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Wed 9:02 PM||1897 km||1179 miles||1024 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Tue 11:02 PM||2109 km||1311 miles||1139 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Tue 9:02 PM||2287 km||1421 miles||1235 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 9:02 PM||2350 km||1460 miles||1269 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Wed 9:02 PM||2866 km||1781 miles||1547 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Wed 8:02 PM||2978 km||1850 miles||1608 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 11:02 PM||3082 km||1915 miles||1664 nm|| SE|
|Funafuti||Wed 9:02 PM||3256 km||2023 miles||1758 nm|| S|
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