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 23:12:00 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 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 22' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 47' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.63 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 22.5"||965.42 mi||west||0° 08' 48.9"||10.10 mi||north||965.79 mi|
|24 hours||13° 54' 37.4"||932.20 mi||east||3° 54' 35.5"||268.78 mi||north||977.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Thu 1:12 PM||536 km||333 miles||289 nm|| SW|
|Taiohae||Thu 1:42 PM||906 km||563 miles||489 nm|| NE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 1:12 PM||1666 km||1035 miles||899 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Thu 3:12 PM||2022 km||1257 miles||1092 nm|| SE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:12 PM||2202 km||1368 miles||1189 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 12:12 PM||2623 km||1630 miles||1416 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Fri 1:12 PM||2806 km||1743 miles||1515 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 12:12 PM||2826 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 12:12 PM||3203 km||1990 miles||1730 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 11:12 AM||3745 km||2327 miles||2022 nm|| WNW|
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