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 30, 2013 at 15:00:00 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: 63%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.5 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' 29.1"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 13.1"||991.32 mi||west||0° 10' 57.9"||12.56 mi||north||991.63 mi|
|24 hours||12° 00' 35.1"||821.82 mi||east||4° 29' 37.2"||308.81 mi||north||881.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 5:30 AM||992 km||617 miles||536 nm|| E|
|Papeete||Thu 5:00 AM||1013 km||630 miles||547 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Fri 5:00 AM||1503 km||934 miles||812 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 5:00 AM||1863 km||1158 miles||1006 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 4:00 AM||2502 km||1555 miles||1351 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Thu 4:00 AM||2593 km||1611 miles||1400 nm|| WSW|
|Apia||Fri 4:00 AM||2610 km||1622 miles||1409 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Thu 7:00 AM||2683 km||1667 miles||1449 nm|| SE|
|Nukualofa||Fri 4:00 AM||3192 km||1983 miles||1723 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 3:00 AM||3247 km||2017 miles||1753 nm|| WNW|
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