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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 122° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.02 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.88 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 23' 11.9"952.76 miwest0° 06' 46.3"7.76 minorth953.07 mi
24 hours14° 26' 12.3"956.08 mieast3° 13' 20.5"221.56 minorth988.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeThu 12:32 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KupangThu 12:32 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth N
SuaiThu 1:32 PM865 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeThu 12:32 PM889 km553 miles480 nmNorth N
SameThu 1:32 PM910 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliThu 1:32 PM955 km593 miles516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinThu 2:02 PM977 km607 miles527 nmEast-northeast ENE
BaucauThu 1:32 PM997 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 12:32 PM1227 km763 miles663 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 12:32 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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