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 14:18:00 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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||163° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 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' 31.1"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 02.5"||1000.24 mi||west||0° 11' 26.0"||13.09 mi||south||1000.17 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 23.9"||812.33 mi||east||4° 26' 57.7"||305.78 mi||south||864.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Fri 3:18 AM||836 km||519 miles||451 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 3:18 AM||992 km||617 miles||536 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:18 AM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm|| NE|
|Apia *||Fri 4:18 AM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 2:18 AM||1577 km||980 miles||852 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Thu 3:18 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 4:18 AM||1822 km||1132 miles||984 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Fri 2:18 AM||1967 km||1222 miles||1062 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Thu 4:18 AM||2031 km||1262 miles||1097 nm|| SE|
|Nukualofa||Fri 3:18 AM||2188 km||1359 miles||1181 nm|| SW|
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