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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.94 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 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' 26.8"||16.40 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||north||16.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 47.0"||984.06 mi||west||0° 10' 56.5"||12.54 mi||north||984.41 mi|
|24 hours||13° 01' 39.3"||887.43 mi||east||4° 35' 09.4"||315.17 mi||north||946.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Tue 11:44 PM||108 km||67 miles||58 nm|| NW|
|Gizo||Tue 11:44 PM||477 km||296 miles||258 nm|| WNW|
|Arawa||Tue 10:44 PM||707 km||439 miles||382 nm|| NW|
|Luganville||Tue 11:44 PM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm|| SE|
|Port Vila||Tue 11:44 PM||1182 km||735 miles||638 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Wed 12:44 AM||1255 km||780 miles||678 nm|| NNE|
|Port Moresby||Tue 10:44 PM||1486 km||924 miles||803 nm|| W|
|Cairns||Tue 10:44 PM||1787 km||1110 miles||965 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 12:44 AM||1859 km||1155 miles||1004 nm|| NE|
|Palikir||Tue 11:44 PM||1896 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| N|
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