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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 = Friday, January 3, 2014 at 12:12:00 AM.

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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' South, Longitude: 159° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 431.94 meters/second, 1555.0 kilometres/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.10 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.7"966.05 miWest0° 08' 54.5"10.21 miNorth966.42 mi
24 hours13° 52' 52.1"930.77 miEast3° 56' 23.9"270.83 miNorth976.42 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 2:12 PM775 km482 miles419 nmSouth S
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Thu 2:12 PM912 km567 miles493 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 2:12 PM1168 km725 miles630 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 1:12 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:12 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:12 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:12 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 2:12 PM1803 km1120 miles973 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:12 PM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:12 PM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest-northwest WNW

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