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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 05:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' South, Longitude: 120° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.68 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.7"969.96 miwest0° 09' 24.2"10.77 minorth970.33 mi
24 hours13° 42' 58.5"923.01 mieast4° 05' 50.4"281.63 minorth971.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangFri 1:42 PM467 km290 miles252 nmNortheast NE
EndeFri 1:42 PM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
RabaFri 1:42 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiFri 2:42 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE
SameFri 2:42 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
MataramFri 1:42 PM741 km461 miles400 nmNorthwest NW
DiliFri 2:42 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:42 PM804 km500 miles434 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauFri 2:42 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNortheast NE
SingarajaFri 1:42 PM856 km532 miles462 nmNorthwest NW
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