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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 13' South, Longitude: 160° 11' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.8"966.06 miwest0° 08' 54.5"10.21 minorth966.43 mi
24 hours13° 52' 50.1"930.74 mieast3° 56' 26.0"270.87 minorth976.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 2:12 PM777 km483 miles419 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 1:12 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 2:12 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 2:12 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:12 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:12 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 2:12 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:12 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:12 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 12:12 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmNorthwest NW

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