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 23:28:00 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 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||173° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.84 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 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' 31.1"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.7"||959.10 mi||west||0° 05' 31.8"||6.34 mi||north||958.88 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 54.1"||766.22 mi||east||1° 48' 49.6"||124.75 mi||north||772.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 12:28 PM||1271 km||790 miles||686 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Thu 1:28 PM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Thu 11:28 AM||1916 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| S|
|Majuro||Fri 11:28 AM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Fri 11:28 AM||2100 km||1305 miles||1134 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Fri 11:28 AM||2288 km||1421 miles||1235 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:28 PM||2464 km||1531 miles||1331 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Fri 11:28 AM||2907 km||1806 miles||1570 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 12:28 PM||2959 km||1838 miles||1598 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Fri 11:28 AM||2961 km||1840 miles||1599 nm|| SSW|
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