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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' South, Longitude: 178° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 00.0"950.43 miwest0° 06' 17.6"7.21 minorth950.73 mi
24 hours345° 27' 58.1"960.37 miwest3° 03' 16.7"210.03 minorth990.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Levuka *Thu 1:42 PM74 km46 miles40 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Thu 1:42 PM103 km64 miles56 nmSouth S
Lautoka *Thu 1:42 PM104 km65 miles56 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Thu 1:42 PM119 km74 miles64 nmSouthwest SW
Labasa *Thu 1:42 PM139 km86 miles75 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 1:42 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiThu 1:42 PM823 km512 miles444 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuThu 1:42 PM828 km515 miles447 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 12:42 PM966 km600 miles522 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 11:42 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmWest W

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