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 31, 2014 at 23:32:00 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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||156° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.99 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 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' 26.1"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 13.0"||988.66 mi||west||0° 11' 25.9"||13.09 mi||north||988.98 mi|
|24 hours||13° 14' 29.3"||906.80 mi||east||4° 43' 01.1"||324.15 mi||north||967.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Sat 1:32 PM||1110 km||690 miles||600 nm|| N|
|Papeete||Fri 1:32 PM||1277 km||793 miles||689 nm|| SE|
|Rarotonga||Fri 1:32 PM||1494 km||929 miles||807 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 12:32 PM||1638 km||1018 miles||884 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 1:32 PM||1794 km||1115 miles||969 nm|| WSW|
|Alofi||Fri 12:32 PM||1895 km||1178 miles||1023 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Fri 11:32 AM||2411 km||1498 miles||1302 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 12:32 PM||2480 km||1541 miles||1339 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Sat 11:32 AM||2686 km||1669 miles||1450 nm|| W|
|Suva||Sat 11:32 AM||2941 km||1827 miles||1588 nm|| WSW|
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