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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 12:40:00 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: 81%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 31.1"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 06.3"||1000.78 mi||west||0° 11' 27.8"||13.13 mi||south||1000.73 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 33.2"||810.59 mi||east||4° 28' 08.1"||307.12 mi||south||863.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 3:10 AM||463 km||288 miles||250 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Thu 2:40 AM||1777 km||1104 miles||960 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:40 AM||2106 km||1309 miles||1137 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Thu 4:40 AM||2460 km||1529 miles||1329 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 2:40 AM||2837 km||1763 miles||1532 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Thu 2:40 AM||3510 km||2181 miles||1895 nm|| NW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 1:40 AM||3529 km||2193 miles||1906 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 1:40 AM||3648 km||2267 miles||1970 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 2:40 AM||3667 km||2279 miles||1980 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 7:40 AM||4048 km||2516 miles||2186 nm|| SE|
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