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 17:40:00 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: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 49' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.63 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 30.8"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 54.3"||999.02 mi||west||0° 11' 21.8"||13.02 mi||south||998.93 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 20.6"||815.99 mi||east||4° 24' 19.7"||302.77 mi||south||866.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Fri 3:40 AM||141 km||88 miles||76 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 3:40 AM||413 km||257 miles||223 nm|| S|
|Arawa||Fri 3:40 AM||860 km||534 miles||464 nm|| E|
|Jayapura||Fri 2:40 AM||866 km||538 miles||468 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Fri 3:40 AM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Fri 4:40 AM||1399 km||870 miles||756 nm|| ESE|
|Manokwari||Fri 2:40 AM||1621 km||1007 miles||875 nm|| WNW|
|Palikir||Fri 4:40 AM||1814 km||1127 miles||979 nm|| NE|
|Darwin||Fri 3:10 AM||2006 km||1246 miles||1083 nm|| WSW|
|Melekeok||Fri 2:40 AM||2073 km||1288 miles||1119 nm|| NW|
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