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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 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 00' South
Longitude: 178° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.42 meters/second, 1556.7 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.3"967.20 miwest0° 09' 03.0"10.37 minorth967.57 mi
24 hours346° 09' 51.2"928.71 miwest3° 59' 07.4"273.97 minorth975.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Fri 2:42 PM407 km253 miles220 nmSouth S
Nadi *Fri 2:42 PM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
Suva *Fri 2:42 PM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuFri 1:42 PM614 km382 miles332 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 1:42 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth N
NeiafuFri 2:42 PM981 km609 miles529 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiFri 2:42 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 2:42 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 3:42 PM1084 km673 miles585 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 12:42 PM1136 km706 miles614 nmWest-southwest WSW
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