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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: 5%

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 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 122° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.63 meters/second, 1561.1 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.1"969.86 miwest0° 09' 23.4"10.76 minorth970.23 mi
24 hours13° 43' 14.4"923.22 mieast4° 05' 36.1"281.36 minorth971.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangFri 1:32 PM366 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
SuaiFri 2:32 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeFri 1:32 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameFri 2:32 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliFri 2:32 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BaucauFri 2:32 PM668 km415 miles360 nmNortheast NE
RabaFri 1:32 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 3:02 PM862 km535 miles465 nmEast E
MataramFri 1:32 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarFri 1:32 PM994 km618 miles537 nmWest-northwest WNW

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