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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 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: 85%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 14' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 14' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 28.4"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 09.8"||0.19 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 25.9"||978.52 mi||west||0° 09' 49.7"||11.26 mi||south||978.28 mi|
|24 hours||12° 53' 18.7"||871.37 mi||east||3° 34' 57.6"||246.32 mi||south||899.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Fri 3:10 AM||722 km||449 miles||390 nm|| ENE|
|Papeete||Fri 2:40 AM||749 km||465 miles||404 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:40 AM||1841 km||1144 miles||994 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:40 AM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Fri 4:40 AM||2133 km||1325 miles||1152 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Fri 1:40 AM||2749 km||1708 miles||1484 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:40 AM||2860 km||1777 miles||1544 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 2:40 AM||2883 km||1791 miles||1557 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:40 AM||3338 km||2074 miles||1802 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Fri 12:40 AM||3716 km||2309 miles||2006 nm|| WNW|
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