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 23:12:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 22' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.60 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 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"||0.12 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 55.8"||949.64 mi||west||0° 06' 06.3"||7.00 mi||north||949.93 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 10.7"||962.01 mi||east||2° 59' 16.4"||205.46 mi||north||990.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 1:12 PM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 12:12 PM||1029 km||639 miles||556 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 1:12 PM||1145 km||712 miles||618 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Thu 1:12 PM||1285 km||799 miles||694 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 12:12 PM||1473 km||915 miles||795 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 12:12 PM||1615 km||1004 miles||872 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 1:12 PM||2152 km||1337 miles||1162 nm|| N|
|Suva *||Thu 12:12 PM||2251 km||1399 miles||1216 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:12 AM||2421 km||1504 miles||1307 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Wed 11:12 AM||2626 km||1632 miles||1418 nm|| NW|
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