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, February 28, 2013 at 15:46:00 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: 91%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||157° 29' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 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' 29.5"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 31.9"||991.27 mi||west||0° 10' 57.8"||12.56 mi||south||991.11 mi|
|24 hours||12° 25' 28.6"||849.86 mi||east||4° 08' 58.5"||285.23 mi||south||891.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gizo||Fri 2:46 AM||88 km||55 miles||48 nm|| NW|
|Honiara||Fri 2:46 AM||288 km||179 miles||155 nm|| ESE|
|Arawa||Fri 1:46 AM||336 km||209 miles||181 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 1:46 AM||1136 km||706 miles||613 nm|| W|
|Yaren||Fri 3:46 AM||1374 km||854 miles||742 nm|| NE|
|Port Vila||Fri 2:46 AM||1549 km||963 miles||837 nm|| SE|
|Cairns||Fri 1:46 AM||1569 km||975 miles||847 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Fri 2:46 AM||1716 km||1067 miles||927 nm|| N|
|Jayapura||Fri 12:46 AM||1974 km||1227 miles||1066 nm|| WNW|
|Tarawa||Fri 3:46 AM||2047 km||1272 miles||1105 nm|| ENE|
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