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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 175° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.03 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.0"939.31 miwest0° 02' 47.0"3.19 minorth939.44 mi
24 hours14° 59' 42.8"980.06 mieast1° 45' 54.4"121.40 minorth992.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiWed 12:14 PM172 km107 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuWed 12:14 PM201 km125 miles108 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaWed 12:14 PM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Wed 12:14 PM617 km383 miles333 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:14 PM622 km386 miles336 nmEast E
Mata-UtuWed 11:14 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:14 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Wed 1:14 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
Nadi *Wed 12:14 PM729 km453 miles394 nmWest W
Lautoka *Wed 12:14 PM730 km453 miles394 nmWest-northwest WNW

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