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 18:30:00 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 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' 52.2"||998.70 mi||west||0° 11' 20.7"||12.99 mi||south||998.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 20.9"||816.91 mi||east||4° 23' 37.8"||301.98 mi||south||867.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Manokwari||Fri 3:30 AM||589 km||366 miles||318 nm|| NNW|
|Jayapura||Fri 3:30 AM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm|| NE|
|Ambon||Fri 3:30 AM||872 km||542 miles||471 nm|| WNW|
|Darwin||Fri 4:00 AM||900 km||559 miles||486 nm|| SW|
|Dili||Fri 3:30 AM||1157 km||719 miles||625 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 4:30 AM||1324 km||823 miles||715 nm|| ESE|
|Manado||Fri 2:30 AM||1461 km||908 miles||789 nm|| NW|
|Melekeok||Fri 3:30 AM||1489 km||925 miles||804 nm|| N|
|Gorontalo||Fri 2:30 AM||1578 km||980 miles||852 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Fri 4:30 AM||1637 km||1017 miles||884 nm|| SE|
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