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 04:40:00 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: 51%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 31' ||North|
|Longitude: ||161° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 862.9 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' 30.8"||16.55 mi||west||0° 00' 09.8"||0.19 mi||north||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.7"||993.02 mi||west||0° 09' 52.7"||11.32 mi||north||992.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 56.9"||794.71 mi||east||3° 40' 36.3"||252.72 mi||north||829.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 6:40 PM||873 km||543 miles||471 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Tue 6:40 PM||1472 km||915 miles||795 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Tue 4:40 PM||1890 km||1174 miles||1020 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 5:40 PM||2247 km||1396 miles||1214 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Wed 6:40 PM||2715 km||1687 miles||1466 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Tue 5:40 PM||2739 km||1702 miles||1479 nm|| NW|
|Funafuti||Wed 4:40 PM||2842 km||1766 miles||1535 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Wed 4:40 PM||2923 km||1816 miles||1578 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Wed 4:40 PM||3004 km||1867 miles||1622 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Tue 6:40 PM||3170 km||1969 miles||1711 nm|| SSE|
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