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 30, 2014 at 21:28:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 45' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 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' 24.5"||16.21 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.18 mi||north||16.21 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 38.9"||972.32 mi||west||0° 09' 43.7"||11.15 mi||north||972.69 mi|
|24 hours||13° 52' 00.8"||935.63 mi||east||4° 13' 51.2"||290.82 mi||north||986.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 11:58 AM||427 km||266 miles||231 nm|| NNE|
|Papeete||Thu 11:28 AM||1115 km||693 miles||602 nm|| WSW|
|Adamstown||Thu 1:28 PM||1742 km||1083 miles||941 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 11:28 AM||2261 km||1405 miles||1221 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:28 AM||2470 km||1535 miles||1334 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 10:28 AM||3229 km||2006 miles||1743 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 10:28 AM||3384 km||2103 miles||1827 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 11:28 AM||3395 km||2110 miles||1833 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 4:28 PM||3607 km||2241 miles||1948 nm|| ESE|
|Nukualofa||Fri 10:28 AM||3809 km||2367 miles||2057 nm|| WSW|
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