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 30, 2013 at 14:36:00 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 30, 2013 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||179° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.31 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 31.7"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 46.3"||1005.04 mi||west||0° 11' 36.4"||13.29 mi||south||1005.11 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 07.6"||789.86 mi||east||4° 37' 36.5"||317.93 mi||south||850.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Wed 2:36 AM||302 km||188 miles||163 nm|| ENE|
|Funafuti||Thu 2:36 AM||900 km||559 miles||486 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Thu 2:36 AM||907 km||564 miles||490 nm|| WNW|
|Rawaki||Thu 3:36 AM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm|| ESE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:36 AM||1306 km||812 miles||705 nm|| SE|
|Majuro||Thu 2:36 AM||1375 km||854 miles||742 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Thu 2:36 AM||1558 km||968 miles||841 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 4:36 AM||1675 km||1041 miles||905 nm|| SSE|
|Suva||Thu 2:36 AM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 3:36 AM||2278 km||1415 miles||1230 nm|| SSE|
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