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 23:48:00 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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 19' ||North|
|Longitude: ||178° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 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' 09.3"||958.93 mi||west||0° 05' 30.2"||6.31 mi||north||958.72 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 00.1"||766.20 mi||east||1° 48' 07.4"||123.95 mi||north||772.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 12:48 PM||1212 km||753 miles||654 nm|| N|
|Majuro||Fri 11:48 AM||1591 km||989 miles||859 nm|| SW|
|Wake Island||Fri 11:48 AM||1592 km||989 miles||860 nm|| W|
|Baker Island||Thu 11:48 AM||1905 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Fri 11:48 AM||1993 km||1238 miles||1076 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 1:48 PM||2206 km||1370 miles||1191 nm|| ENE|
|Yaren||Fri 11:48 AM||2545 km||1581 miles||1374 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Fri 10:48 AM||2790 km||1734 miles||1507 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 11:48 AM||2868 km||1782 miles||1549 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:48 PM||2872 km||1784 miles||1551 nm|| SE|
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