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 15:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 32' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 44.5"||1004.95 mi||west||0° 11' 36.7"||13.30 mi||south||1005.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 07.0"||790.96 mi||east||4° 37' 21.9"||317.65 mi||south||851.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Yaren||Thu 3:56 AM||599 km||372 miles||324 nm|| E|
|Arawa||Thu 1:56 AM||894 km||555 miles||483 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Thu 2:56 AM||933 km||580 miles||504 nm|| NNW|
|Gizo||Thu 2:56 AM||960 km||596 miles||518 nm|| SSW|
|Honiara||Thu 2:56 AM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Thu 3:56 AM||1299 km||807 miles||702 nm|| E|
|Majuro||Thu 3:56 AM||1388 km||862 miles||749 nm|| NE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:56 AM||1855 km||1152 miles||1001 nm|| WSW|
|Port Vila||Thu 2:56 AM||2013 km||1251 miles||1087 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:56 AM||2137 km||1328 miles||1154 nm|| ESE|
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