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, December 5, 2013 at 23:42:00 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: 13%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||134° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.39 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 24.5"||15.97 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||15.97 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 40.5"||958.15 mi||west||0° 07' 19.9"||8.40 mi||north||958.48 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 23.6"||916.85 mi||east||3° 22' 01.2"||231.50 mi||north||952.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Thu 2:42 PM||790 km||491 miles||426 nm|| S|
|Taiohae||Thu 2:12 PM||971 km||603 miles||524 nm|| NW|
|Adamstown||Thu 3:42 PM||1085 km||674 miles||586 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Thu 1:42 PM||1650 km||1026 miles||891 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Thu 1:42 PM||2760 km||1715 miles||1490 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 6:42 PM||2839 km||1764 miles||1533 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:42 PM||3228 km||2006 miles||1743 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 12:42 PM||3805 km||2364 miles||2054 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 1:42 PM||4048 km||2516 miles||2186 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 12:42 PM||4088 km||2540 miles||2207 nm|| W|
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