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 21:38:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 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"||0.19 mi||north||16.21 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 39.5"||972.43 mi||west||0° 09' 44.6"||11.16 mi||north||972.80 mi|
|24 hours||13° 51' 46.5"||935.46 mi||east||4° 14' 07.4"||291.13 mi||north||986.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 12:08 PM||550 km||342 miles||297 nm|| NE|
|Papeete||Thu 11:38 AM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 1:38 PM||1912 km||1188 miles||1032 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 11:38 AM||2033 km||1263 miles||1098 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:38 AM||2274 km||1413 miles||1228 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 10:38 AM||2980 km||1852 miles||1609 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 10:38 AM||3124 km||1941 miles||1687 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 11:38 AM||3136 km||1949 miles||1693 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 10:38 AM||3563 km||2214 miles||1924 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 4:38 PM||3834 km||2382 miles||2070 nm|| ESE|
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