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 23:22:00 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||162° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 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' 56.3"||949.74 mi||west||0° 06' 07.6"||7.02 mi||north||950.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 56.5"||961.84 mi||east||2° 59' 43.7"||205.98 mi||north||990.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 1:22 PM||532 km||330 miles||287 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Wed 12:22 PM||782 km||486 miles||422 nm|| WSW|
|Pago Pago||Wed 12:22 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm|| WNW|
|Apia *||Thu 1:22 PM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 12:22 PM||1274 km||791 miles||688 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 12:22 PM||1374 km||854 miles||742 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 1:22 PM||1400 km||870 miles||756 nm|| E|
|Suva *||Thu 12:22 PM||1998 km||1241 miles||1079 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:22 AM||2185 km||1358 miles||1180 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 1:22 PM||2206 km||1371 miles||1191 nm|| NNE|
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