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 11:52:00 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: 88%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||140° 44' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.72 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 00.6"||0.01 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.5"||938.64 mi||west||0° 00' 41.6"||0.80 mi||south||938.67 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 24.4"||758.37 mi||east||0° 43' 25.5"||49.79 mi||south||761.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saipan||Wed 9:52 PM||815 km||506 miles||440 nm|| SE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Wed 9:52 PM||915 km||568 miles||494 nm|| SSE|
|Hamamatsu||Wed 8:52 PM||1571 km||976 miles||848 nm|| N|
|Shizuoka||Wed 8:52 PM||1590 km||988 miles||859 nm|| N|
|Melekeok||Wed 8:52 PM||1610 km||1000 miles||869 nm|| SSW|
|Osaka||Wed 8:52 PM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| NNW|
|Yokohama||Wed 8:52 PM||1629 km||1012 miles||880 nm|| N|
|Kobe||Wed 8:52 PM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm|| NNW|
|Nagoya||Wed 8:52 PM||1637 km||1017 miles||884 nm|| NNW|
|Kawasaki||Wed 8:52 PM||1638 km||1018 miles||884 nm|| N|
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