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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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 169° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.15 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 02.9"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.3"939.58 miwest0° 02' 55.6"3.36 minorth939.72 mi
24 hours345° 00' 56.2"979.62 miwest1° 49' 14.1"125.21 minorth992.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaWed 11:14 AM216 km134 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleWed 11:14 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaWed 11:14 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Wed 1:14 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast E
Lautoka *Wed 1:14 PM825 km512 miles445 nmEast E
Suva *Wed 1:14 PM916 km569 miles494 nmEast E
HoniaraWed 11:14 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 12:14 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaWed 1:14 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmEast E
BrisbaneWed 10:14 AM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmWest-southwest WSW

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