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, March 27, 2014 at 18:30:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 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' 27.2"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||north||16.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 20.9"||989.51 mi||west||0° 10' 44.5"||12.30 mi||north||989.81 mi|
|24 hours||12° 56' 01.4"||885.33 mi||east||4° 29' 10.2"||308.29 mi||north||941.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Taiohae||Thu 9:00 AM||426 km||264 miles||230 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 8:30 AM||1817 km||1129 miles||981 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 10:30 AM||1948 km||1210 miles||1052 nm|| SSE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 8:30 AM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 8:30 AM||2954 km||1835 miles||1595 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 1:30 PM||3469 km||2156 miles||1873 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Thu 7:30 AM||3879 km||2410 miles||2094 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Fri 7:30 AM||3909 km||2429 miles||2111 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 8:30 AM||3984 km||2476 miles||2151 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Thu 8:30 AM||4074 km||2532 miles||2200 nm|| NW|
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