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 23:52:00 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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||169° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.77 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 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"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||north||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 57.7"||950.03 mi||west||0° 06' 11.4"||7.10 mi||north||950.32 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 13.1"||961.31 mi||east||3° 01' 05.0"||207.53 mi||north||990.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alofi||Wed 12:52 PM||195 km||121 miles||105 nm|| S|
|Pago Pago||Wed 12:52 PM||345 km||214 miles||186 nm|| NNW|
|Apia *||Thu 1:52 PM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm|| NNW|
|Neiafu||Thu 12:52 PM||454 km||282 miles||245 nm|| WSW|
|Pangai||Thu 12:52 PM||543 km||337 miles||293 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 12:52 PM||698 km||434 miles||377 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 12:52 PM||888 km||552 miles||479 nm|| N|
|Rarotonga||Wed 1:52 PM||1153 km||717 miles||623 nm|| ESE|
|Suva *||Thu 12:52 PM||1238 km||769 miles||668 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 11:52 AM||1525 km||947 miles||823 nm|| NW|
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