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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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 166° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.09 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.8"966.46 miwest0° 08' 57.2"10.26 minorth966.83 mi
24 hours13° 52' 00.0"930.16 mieast3° 57' 16.8"271.86 minorth976.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoThu 1:40 PM409 km254 miles221 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:40 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:40 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:40 PM630 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 1:40 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuFri 1:40 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiFri 1:40 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 2:40 PM1089 km676 miles588 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 1:40 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Fri 1:40 PM1629 km1012 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW
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