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 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: 80%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||172° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 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' 30.9"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.7"||999.66 mi||west||0° 11' 24.1"||13.06 mi||south||999.59 mi|
|24 hours||348° 10' 42.5"||814.09 mi||west||4° 25' 43.1"||304.36 mi||south||865.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tarawa||Fri 3:56 AM||758 km||471 miles||409 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Fri 3:56 AM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm|| ESE|
|Yaren||Fri 3:56 AM||864 km||537 miles||467 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:56 AM||1327 km||825 miles||717 nm|| ENE|
|Majuro||Fri 3:56 AM||1406 km||873 miles||759 nm|| N|
|Port Vila||Fri 2:56 AM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm|| SSW|
|Honiara||Fri 2:56 AM||1503 km||934 miles||812 nm|| WSW|
|Suva||Fri 3:56 AM||1525 km||947 miles||823 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:56 AM||1796 km||1116 miles||970 nm|| ESE|
|Apia *||Fri 5:56 AM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| ESE|
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