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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:42:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 12' ||South|
|Longitude: ||178° 05' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 23.0"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||north||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 00.2"||950.51 mi||west||0° 06' 17.8"||7.22 mi||north||950.81 mi|
|24 hours||345° 27' 59.7"||960.42 mi||west||3° 03' 19.7"||210.10 mi||north||990.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lautoka *||Thu 1:42 PM||80 km||49 miles||43 nm|| SW|
|Nadi *||Thu 1:42 PM||96 km||60 miles||52 nm|| SW|
|Suva *||Thu 1:42 PM||109 km||68 miles||59 nm|| SSE|
|Nukualofa||Thu 1:42 PM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm|| ESE|
|Pangai||Thu 1:42 PM||850 km||528 miles||459 nm|| ESE|
|Neiafu||Thu 1:42 PM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm|| ESE|
|Funafuti||Thu 12:42 PM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm|| N|
|Port Vila||Thu 11:42 AM||1038 km||645 miles||561 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 2:42 PM||1151 km||715 miles||622 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Wed 1:42 PM||1287 km||799 miles||695 nm|| E|
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