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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 22' South, Longitude: 145° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.62 meters/second, 1553.8 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' 22.4"965.34 miwest0° 08' 48.8"10.10 minorth965.71 mi
24 hours13° 54' 39.4"932.16 mieast3° 54' 33.5"268.72 minorth977.22 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 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeThu 1:42 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 1:12 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 3:12 PM2000 km1242 miles1080 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 1:12 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:12 PM2651 km1647 miles1432 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:12 PM2835 km1761 miles1531 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:12 PM2855 km1774 miles1541 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:12 PM3231 km2007 miles1744 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 11:12 AM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmWest-northwest WNW
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