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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 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: 28%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 28.9"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 56.4"||978.08 mi||west||0° 08' 47.9"||10.08 mi||south||977.85 mi|
|24 hours||12° 50' 26.6"||867.24 mi||east||3° 12' 56.1"||221.09 mi||south||889.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Fri 7:40 AM||609 km||378 miles||329 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 7:40 AM||1281 km||796 miles||692 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 7:40 AM||1701 km||1057 miles||918 nm|| NNW|
|Alofi||Fri 6:40 AM||2063 km||1282 miles||1114 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 6:40 AM||2145 km||1333 miles||1158 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 7:40 AM||2162 km||1343 miles||1167 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Sat 6:40 AM||2660 km||1653 miles||1436 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Fri 9:40 AM||2676 km||1663 miles||1445 nm|| SE|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:40 AM||3060 km||1901 miles||1652 nm|| WNW|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:40 AM||3194 km||1985 miles||1725 nm|| W|
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