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 23:02:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 24' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 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' 24.3"||16.09 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.09 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 21.8"||965.30 mi||west||0° 08' 48.0"||10.08 mi||north||965.67 mi|
|24 hours||13° 54' 55.1"||932.43 mi||east||3° 54' 16.9"||268.43 mi||north||977.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 1:32 PM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm|| NE|
|Papeete||Thu 1:02 PM||748 km||465 miles||404 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Thu 3:02 PM||1823 km||1133 miles||984 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 1:02 PM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:02 PM||2367 km||1471 miles||1278 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 12:02 PM||2873 km||1785 miles||1552 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 1:02 PM||3064 km||1904 miles||1655 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 12:02 PM||3083 km||1916 miles||1665 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 12:02 PM||3449 km||2143 miles||1862 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 6:02 PM||3798 km||2360 miles||2051 nm|| ESE|
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