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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' South, Longitude: 160° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.60 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.8"949.58 miwest0° 06' 06.4"7.00 minorth949.87 mi
24 hours14° 34' 09.4"961.93 mieast2° 59' 18.8"205.49 minorth990.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 1:14 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 12:14 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 1:14 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 1:14 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:14 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 12:14 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:14 PM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 12:14 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 11:14 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 11:14 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorthwest NW

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