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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 23:38:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||160° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 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' 31.3"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 25.6"||999.57 mi||west||0° 10' 57.4"||12.55 mi||north||999.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 24' 02.1"||784.63 mi||east||4° 10' 20.8"||286.76 mi||north||832.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 1:38 PM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm|| SE|
|Honolulu||Tue 1:38 PM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Tue 11:38 AM||1863 km||1158 miles||1006 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 12:38 PM||2046 km||1271 miles||1105 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Wed 1:38 PM||2493 km||1549 miles||1346 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 11:38 AM||2737 km||1701 miles||1478 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Tue 1:38 PM||2854 km||1773 miles||1541 nm|| SSE|
|Alofi||Tue 12:38 PM||2929 km||1820 miles||1582 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 11:38 AM||2965 km||1842 miles||1601 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Tue 1:38 PM||2991 km||1858 miles||1615 nm|| S|
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