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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 09:00:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.89 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.1 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' 26.4"||16.36 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||north||16.36 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 34.0"||981.71 mi||west||0° 10' 43.2"||12.28 mi||north||982.07 mi|
|24 hours||13° 06' 38.6"||891.18 mi||east||4° 31' 20.2"||310.81 mi||north||949.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Mon 11:30 PM||669 km||416 miles||361 nm|| ENE|
|Papeete||Mon 11:00 PM||881 km||547 miles||476 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 11:00 PM||1922 km||1194 miles||1038 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Mon 11:00 PM||1931 km||1200 miles||1043 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Tue 1:00 AM||2262 km||1406 miles||1222 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Mon 10:00 PM||2796 km||1737 miles||1510 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Tue 10:00 PM||2840 km||1765 miles||1534 nm|| W|
|Apia||Tue 10:00 PM||2893 km||1798 miles||1562 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Tue 10:00 PM||3390 km||2106 miles||1830 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Mon 9:00 PM||3650 km||2268 miles||1971 nm|| WNW|
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