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 8, 2014 at 04:00:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 24' ||North|
|Longitude: ||151° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.06 meters/second, 1598.6 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.2 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' 30.8"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 09.8"||0.19 mi||north||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.1"||993.29 mi||west||0° 09' 54.9"||11.36 mi||north||993.14 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 02.3"||795.04 mi||east||3° 41' 35.3"||253.85 mi||north||830.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 6:00 PM||939 km||584 miles||507 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Tue 6:00 PM||1565 km||972 miles||845 nm|| NNW|
|Baker Island||Tue 4:00 PM||2871 km||1784 miles||1550 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Tue 6:00 PM||2880 km||1789 miles||1555 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Wed 5:00 PM||2907 km||1806 miles||1569 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Wed 6:00 PM||3295 km||2048 miles||1779 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 6:00 PM||3389 km||2106 miles||1830 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Tue 5:00 PM||3456 km||2148 miles||1866 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Tue 5:00 PM||3622 km||2251 miles||1956 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 4:00 PM||3708 km||2304 miles||2002 nm|| WSW|
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