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 17:00:00 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: 62%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||177° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.65 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 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' 29.3"||16.54 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 21.6"||992.40 mi||west||0° 11' 01.6"||12.63 mi||north||992.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 57' 36.9"||819.19 mi||east||4° 30' 29.8"||309.81 mi||north||879.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Funafuti||Fri 5:00 AM||368 km||229 miles||199 nm|| W|
|Mata-Utu||Fri 5:00 AM||596 km||370 miles||322 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 6:00 AM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm|| ESE|
|Salelologa (Savai'i)||Fri 6:00 AM||850 km||528 miles||459 nm|| SE|
|Rawaki||Fri 6:00 AM||890 km||553 miles||480 nm|| ENE|
|Apia||Fri 6:00 AM||892 km||554 miles||481 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Thu 5:00 AM||920 km||572 miles||497 nm|| N|
|Pago Pago||Thu 6:00 AM||1008 km||627 miles||545 nm|| SE|
|Suva||Fri 5:00 AM||1199 km||745 miles||647 nm|| SSW|
|Alofi||Thu 6:00 AM||1464 km||910 miles||790 nm|| SSE|
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