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 Friday, May 31, 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: 51%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||165° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.96 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 30.7"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 48.9"||1002.05 mi||west||0° 11' 25.6"||13.09 mi||north||1002.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 28' 26.0"||792.19 mi||east||4° 33' 19.2"||313.01 mi||north||852.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rawaki||Sat 6:00 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 6:00 AM||901 km||560 miles||487 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 7:00 AM||1090 km||677 miles||589 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:00 AM||1288 km||801 miles||696 nm|| WNW|
|Apia||Sat 6:00 AM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:00 AM||1776 km||1104 miles||959 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 6:00 AM||1779 km||1106 miles||961 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 7:00 AM||2051 km||1275 miles||1108 nm|| SSE|
|Nukualofa||Sat 6:00 AM||2209 km||1373 miles||1193 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Fri 7:00 AM||2328 km||1446 miles||1257 nm|| SE|
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