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, August 15, 2013 at 04:56:00 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: 58%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||157° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.36 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 25.4"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||south||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 30.9"||944.55 mi||west||0° 03' 57.8"||4.55 mi||south||944.37 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 48.0"||919.77 mi||east||1° 00' 55.4"||69.85 mi||south||919.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 6:56 PM||358 km||222 miles||193 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Wed 6:56 PM||851 km||529 miles||459 nm|| E|
|Alofi||Wed 5:56 PM||1308 km||813 miles||706 nm|| W|
|Apia||Thu 5:56 PM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 5:56 PM||1814 km||1127 miles||979 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 5:56 PM||1869 km||1162 miles||1009 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 6:56 PM||2289 km||1422 miles||1236 nm|| N|
|Suva||Thu 4:56 PM||2542 km||1580 miles||1373 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 4:56 PM||2761 km||1716 miles||1491 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 8:56 PM||2907 km||1806 miles||1570 nm|| ESE|
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