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 10:00:00 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 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||159° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 26.6"||16.37 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.37 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 37.5"||982.34 mi||west||0° 10' 46.8"||12.35 mi||north||982.71 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 17.9"||890.17 mi||east||4° 32' 24.6"||312.03 mi||north||948.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Midnight Mon-Tue||1184 km||736 miles||639 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Tue 11:00 PM||1261 km||783 miles||681 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Midnight Mon-Tue||1349 km||838 miles||728 nm|| SE|
|Apia||Tue 11:00 PM||1353 km||841 miles||731 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Midnight Tue-Wed||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm|| NNE|
|Alofi||Mon 11:00 PM||1440 km||894 miles||777 nm|| SW|
|Nukualofa||Tue 11:00 PM||2022 km||1256 miles||1092 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Mon 10:00 PM||2195 km||1364 miles||1185 nm|| WNW|
|Funafuti||Tue 10:00 PM||2314 km||1438 miles||1250 nm|| W|
|Suva||Tue 10:00 PM||2493 km||1549 miles||1346 nm|| WSW|
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