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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 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 22' South
Longitude: 145° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.63 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.5"965.42 miwest0° 08' 48.9"10.10 minorth965.79 mi
24 hours13° 54' 37.4"932.20 mieast3° 54' 35.5"268.78 minorth977.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 1:12 PM536 km333 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeThu 1:42 PM906 km563 miles489 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 1:12 PM1666 km1035 miles899 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 3:12 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 1:12 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:12 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:12 PM2806 km1743 miles1515 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:12 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:12 PM3203 km1990 miles1730 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 11:12 AM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmWest-northwest WNW
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