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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 22:42:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 25' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.47 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 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' 22.8"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.11 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 54.4"||949.36 mi||west||0° 06' 02.4"||6.93 mi||north||949.64 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 53.5"||962.54 mi||east||2° 57' 54.4"||203.90 mi||north||991.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Wed 12:42 PM||382 km||237 miles||206 nm|| E|
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:42 PM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Wed 11:42 AM||1781 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 12:42 PM||2034 km||1264 miles||1098 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:42 AM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:42 PM||2181 km||1355 miles||1177 nm|| NNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 11:42 AM||2351 km||1461 miles||1270 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Wed 2:42 PM||2535 km||1575 miles||1369 nm|| ESE|
|Suva *||Thu 11:42 AM||3011 km||1871 miles||1626 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 10:42 AM||3150 km||1957 miles||1701 nm|| WNW|
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