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 9, 2013 at 22:28:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||159° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.07 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 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' 31.1"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||north||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 10.6"||959.60 mi||west||0° 05' 36.9"||6.44 mi||north||959.38 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 35.9"||766.27 mi||east||1° 50' 55.8"||127.16 mi||north||772.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Thu 12:28 PM||474 km||295 miles||256 nm|| NNE|
|Wailuku||Thu 12:28 PM||491 km||305 miles||265 nm|| NNE|
|Hilo||Thu 12:28 PM||505 km||314 miles||273 nm|| NE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 12:28 PM||1705 km||1060 miles||921 nm|| S|
|Midway||Thu 11:28 AM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Thu 10:28 AM||2678 km||1664 miles||1446 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 11:28 AM||3227 km||2005 miles||1743 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Fri 10:28 AM||3414 km||2122 miles||1844 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Fri 10:28 AM||3520 km||2187 miles||1900 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Fri 10:28 AM||3627 km||2254 miles||1958 nm|| W|
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