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 17:04:00 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: 47%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 17:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 06' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 37' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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' 28.8"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 58.8"||983.13 mi||west||0° 10' 02.9"||11.51 mi||north||983.48 mi|
|24 hours||12° 06' 55.9"||822.45 mi||east||4° 13' 03.4"||289.87 mi||north||876.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Thu 7:04 AM||1124 km||699 miles||607 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Fri 6:04 AM||1180 km||733 miles||637 nm|| W|
|Apia||Fri 6:04 AM||1250 km||777 miles||675 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Thu 6:04 AM||1331 km||827 miles||719 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Thu 7:04 AM||1387 km||862 miles||749 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 7:04 AM||1480 km||919 miles||799 nm|| NNE|
|Nukualofa||Fri 6:04 AM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Thu 5:04 AM||2155 km||1339 miles||1164 nm|| NW|
|Funafuti||Fri 5:04 AM||2231 km||1386 miles||1205 nm|| W|
|Suva||Fri 5:04 AM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm|| WSW|
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