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 17, 2013 at 01:42:00 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: 31%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||139° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.46 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 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' 32.2"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 15.0"||1000.92 mi||west||0° 10' 59.0"||12.58 mi||north||1000.84 mi|
|24 hours||11° 02' 07.1"||759.80 mi||east||4° 11' 05.4"||287.60 mi||north||809.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 3:42 PM||2053 km||1276 miles||1108 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Wed 3:42 PM||2661 km||1653 miles||1437 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Wed 3:42 PM||2796 km||1737 miles||1510 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Wed 5:42 PM||3529 km||2193 miles||1905 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 3:42 PM||3718 km||2310 miles||2007 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 5:42 PM||3825 km||2377 miles||2065 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 2:42 PM||3916 km||2434 miles||2115 nm|| WSW|
|Hermosillo||Wed 6:42 PM||3951 km||2455 miles||2133 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco||Wed 5:42 PM||3952 km||2456 miles||2134 nm|| NNE|
|Phoenix||Wed 6:42 PM||4173 km||2593 miles||2253 nm|| NE|
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