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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 phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 150° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.43 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 22' 53.9"949.20 miwest0° 06' 01.1"6.90 minorth949.48 mi
24 hours14° 35' 07.7"962.64 mieast2° 57' 27.1"203.36 minorth991.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:32 PM127 km79 miles69 nmEast E
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Wed 12:32 PM147 km91 miles79 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 12:32 PM1037 km644 miles560 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 11:32 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:32 PM2252 km1400 miles1216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 12:32 PM2286 km1421 miles1234 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 2:32 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 11:32 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:32 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Thu 11:32 AM3264 km2028 miles1763 nmWest W

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