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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' South, Longitude: 136° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.42 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.7"964.95 miwest0° 08' 45.0"10.03 minorth965.32 mi
24 hours13° 55' 48.6"933.12 mieast3° 53' 20.6"267.35 minorth977.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 1:02 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gambier IslandsThu 1:32 PM968 km601 miles523 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 2:32 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 12:32 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 12:32 PM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:32 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 5:32 PM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 11:32 AM3627 km2254 miles1959 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 12:32 PM3840 km2386 miles2073 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:32 AM3856 km2396 miles2082 nmWest W
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