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, February 27, 2014 at 20:30:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 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' 25.7"||16.35 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.35 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 48.4"||980.94 mi||west||0° 10' 21.8"||11.87 mi||north||981.29 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 21.6"||917.00 mi||east||4° 25' 02.0"||303.59 mi||north||971.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 11:00 AM||733 km||455 miles||396 nm|| ENE|
|Papeete||Thu 10:30 AM||852 km||530 miles||460 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:30 AM||1874 km||1164 miles||1012 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 10:30 AM||1882 km||1170 miles||1016 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 12:30 PM||2311 km||1436 miles||1248 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Thu 9:30 AM||2736 km||1700 miles||1477 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 9:30 AM||2774 km||1724 miles||1498 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 10:30 AM||2828 km||1757 miles||1527 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 9:30 AM||3330 km||2069 miles||1798 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 8:30 AM||3585 km||2228 miles||1936 nm|| WNW|
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