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 23:14:00 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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 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' 55.9"||949.66 mi||west||0° 06' 06.5"||7.00 mi||north||949.95 mi|
|24 hours||14° 34' 07.9"||961.98 mi||east||2° 59' 22.0"||205.57 mi||north||990.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 1:14 PM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm|| SSE|
|Alofi||Wed 12:14 PM||979 km||609 miles||529 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 1:14 PM||1196 km||743 miles||646 nm|| E|
|Apia *||Thu 1:14 PM||1236 km||768 miles||667 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 12:14 PM||1431 km||889 miles||773 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 12:14 PM||1567 km||974 miles||846 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 1:14 PM||2160 km||1342 miles||1167 nm|| N|
|Suva *||Thu 12:14 PM||2201 km||1367 miles||1188 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:14 AM||2373 km||1475 miles||1281 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Wed 11:14 AM||2591 km||1610 miles||1399 nm|| NW|
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