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 23, 2014 at 17:18:00 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: 55%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||177° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 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' 30.6"||16.42 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 38.6"||985.20 mi||west||0° 08' 56.3"||10.24 mi||south||985.01 mi|
|24 hours||12° 04' 57.4"||820.37 mi||east||3° 19' 54.6"||229.05 mi||south||846.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mata-Utu||Fri 5:18 AM||277 km||172 miles||149 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Fri 5:18 AM||476 km||296 miles||257 nm|| NW|
|Salelologa (Savai'i) *||Fri 7:18 AM||625 km||388 miles||338 nm|| ESE|
|Apia *||Fri 7:18 AM||673 km||418 miles||364 nm|| ESE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 6:18 AM||688 km||427 miles||371 nm|| ENE|
|Pago Pago||Thu 6:18 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm|| ESE|
|Suva||Fri 5:18 AM||910 km||566 miles||492 nm|| SSW|
|Neiafu||Fri 6:18 AM||913 km||567 miles||493 nm|| SSE|
|Lautoka||Fri 5:18 AM||921 km||572 miles||497 nm|| SW|
|Nadi||Fri 5:18 AM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm|| SW|
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