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 4, 2013 at 17:40:00 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: 55%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||177° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.36 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 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' 30.6"||16.60 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 31.8"||996.16 mi||west||0° 11' 19.8"||12.98 mi||south||996.04 mi|
|24 hours||347° 54' 33.4"||830.14 mi||west||4° 22' 40.8"||300.90 mi||south||878.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Funafuti||Sat 5:40 AM||278 km||173 miles||150 nm|| SE|
|Tarawa||Sat 5:40 AM||1042 km||648 miles||563 nm|| NNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 5:40 AM||1062 km||660 miles||573 nm|| NE|
|Suva *||Sat 6:40 AM||1238 km||769 miles||668 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Sat 6:40 AM||1301 km||808 miles||702 nm|| ESE|
|Yaren||Sat 5:40 AM||1348 km||838 miles||728 nm|| WNW|
|Apia *||Sat 7:40 AM||1423 km||884 miles||768 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 4:40 AM||1529 km||950 miles||825 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Sat 5:40 AM||1702 km||1058 miles||919 nm|| NNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 6:40 AM||1762 km||1095 miles||951 nm|| SSE|
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