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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.

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

UTC time = Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 162° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.83 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 56.4"949.68 miWest0° 06' 07.7"7.03 miNorth949.97 mi
24 hours14° 33' 55.1"961.76 miEast2° 59' 46.2"206.01 miNorth990.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 1:24 PM545 km339 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 12:24 PM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoWed 12:24 PM896 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 1:24 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:24 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 12:24 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 1:24 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast E
Suva *Thu 12:24 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 11:24 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 1:24 PM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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