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 29, 2014 at 21:38:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||157° 14' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.61 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 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' 23.4"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 29.7"||956.39 mi||west||0° 07' 15.6"||8.32 mi||north||956.72 mi|
|24 hours||14° 23' 39.0"||956.56 mi||east||3° 24' 24.0"||234.23 mi||north||992.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:38 AM||625 km||388 miles||338 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Wed 11:38 AM||831 km||516 miles||449 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Wed 10:38 AM||1385 km||860 miles||748 nm|| WSW|
|Apia *||Thu 11:38 AM||1584 km||984 miles||855 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:38 AM||1694 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:38 AM||1974 km||1227 miles||1066 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:38 AM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| N|
|Suva||Thu 9:38 AM||2598 km||1614 miles||1403 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 9:38 AM||2694 km||1674 miles||1455 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Wed 9:38 AM||2781 km||1728 miles||1502 nm|| NW|
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