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 16:56:00 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: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 00' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 43.2"||1004.87 mi||west||0° 11' 36.8"||13.30 mi||south||1004.93 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 53.0"||791.80 mi||east||4° 37' 09.3"||317.41 mi||south||851.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Thu 2:56 AM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Thu 1:56 AM||722 km||448 miles||390 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 2:56 AM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm|| S|
|Manokwari||Thu 1:56 AM||1441 km||896 miles||778 nm|| W|
|Palikir||Thu 3:56 AM||1518 km||943 miles||820 nm|| NE|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Thu 2:56 AM||1621 km||1007 miles||875 nm|| N|
|Melekeok||Thu 1:56 AM||1666 km||1035 miles||900 nm|| NW|
|Honiara||Thu 3:56 AM||1710 km||1062 miles||923 nm|| ESE|
|Cairns||Thu 2:56 AM||1766 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Thu 2:26 AM||2188 km||1360 miles||1182 nm|| SW|
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