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 Friday, January 24, 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||165° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.86 meters/second, 1561.9 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 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' 28.8"||16.18 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||south||16.18 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 48.9"||970.33 mi||west||0° 07' 33.8"||8.67 mi||south||970.10 mi|
|24 hours||12° 51' 27.8"||861.64 mi||east||2° 39' 56.5"||183.30 mi||south||875.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Pago Pago||Fri 6:18 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 7:18 AM||713 km||443 miles||385 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Fri 6:18 AM||721 km||448 miles||389 nm|| SW|
|Salelologa (Savai'i) *||Sat 7:18 AM||762 km||474 miles||411 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Sat 6:18 AM||860 km||535 miles||465 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Fri 7:18 AM||951 km||591 miles||514 nm|| SE|
|Nukualofa||Sat 6:18 AM||1297 km||806 miles||700 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Fri 7:18 AM||1708 km||1062 miles||922 nm|| ESE|
|Suva||Sat 5:18 AM||1799 km||1118 miles||971 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Sat 5:18 AM||1820 km||1131 miles||982 nm|| WNW|
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