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 Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 00:28:00 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: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 09' ||North|
|Longitude: ||176° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.13 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 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' 30.8"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 03.3"||0.06 mi||north||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.3"||948.53 mi||west||0° 03' 19.6"||3.82 mi||north||948.37 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 45.4"||763.34 mi||east||0° 54' 16.3"||62.22 mi||north||763.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Fri 1:28 PM||1007 km||626 miles||544 nm|| N|
|Wake Island||Sat 12:28 PM||1770 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| W|
|Majuro||Sat 12:28 PM||1879 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Fri 2:28 PM||1963 km||1219 miles||1060 nm|| E|
|Baker Island||Fri 12:28 PM||2097 km||1303 miles||1132 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Sat 12:28 PM||2271 km||1411 miles||1226 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Sat 12:28 PM||2832 km||1760 miles||1529 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:28 PM||2833 km||1760 miles||1530 nm|| SE|
|Palikir||Sat 11:28 AM||3056 km||1899 miles||1650 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sat 12:28 PM||3096 km||1924 miles||1672 nm|| S|
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