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, May 2, 2013 at 16:00:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.22 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 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' 28.8"||16.38 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.38 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 54.3"||982.45 mi||west||0° 09' 59.5"||11.45 mi||north||982.80 mi|
|24 hours||12° 08' 30.3"||823.73 mi||east||4° 12' 02.4"||288.71 mi||north||877.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 6:30 AM||670 km||416 miles||362 nm|| ENE|
|Papeete||Thu 6:00 AM||839 km||521 miles||453 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 6:00 AM||1909 km||1186 miles||1031 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 6:00 AM||1982 km||1232 miles||1070 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Thu 8:00 AM||2202 km||1368 miles||1189 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Thu 5:00 AM||2792 km||1735 miles||1508 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 5:00 AM||2863 km||1779 miles||1546 nm|| W|
|Apia||Fri 5:00 AM||2904 km||1804 miles||1568 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 5:00 AM||3384 km||2103 miles||1827 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 4:00 AM||3689 km||2292 miles||1992 nm|| WNW|
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