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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:14:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 22' South, Longitude: 145° 59' 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' 22.6"965.36 miWest0° 08' 48.9"10.10 miNorth965.73 mi
24 hours13° 54' 35.8"932.11 miEast3° 54' 37.2"268.80 miNorth977.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 1:14 PM518 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeThu 1:44 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 1:14 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 3:14 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 1:14 PM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:14 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:14 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:14 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:14 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 11:14 AM3724 km2314 miles2011 nmWest-northwest WNW

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