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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: 10%

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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' South, Longitude: 134° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.08 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.6"982.15 miwest0° 10' 40.0"12.22 minorth982.51 mi
24 hours13° 11' 30.6"897.50 mieast4° 28' 23.3"307.42 minorth953.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 1:52 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 3:22 PM1679 km1043 miles906 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 1:22 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 1:22 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:22 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 6:22 PM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 12:22 PM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:22 PM4053 km2518 miles2188 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:22 PM4095 km2544 miles2211 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 1:22 PM4356 km2707 miles2352 nmNorthwest NW
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