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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 01:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 179° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.36 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.5"967.00 miwest0° 09' 02.0"10.35 minorth967.37 mi
24 hours13° 50' 28.6"928.91 mieast3° 58' 47.6"273.57 minorth975.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuFri 1:32 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 2:32 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Fri 2:32 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Fri 2:32 PM558 km347 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 1:32 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 3:32 PM747 km464 miles404 nmEast E
NeiafuFri 2:32 PM751 km466 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 3:32 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast E
PangaiFri 2:32 PM817 km508 miles441 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 2:32 PM890 km553 miles481 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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