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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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 136° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.13 meters/second, 1580.9 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.4"982.19 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 minorth982.55 mi
24 hours13° 11' 13.4"897.20 mieast4° 28' 32.6"307.58 minorth953.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 2:02 PM346 km215 miles187 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 1:32 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 3:32 PM1766 km1097 miles953 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 1:32 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:32 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 6:32 PM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 12:32 PM3698 km2298 miles1996 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:32 PM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:32 PM3835 km2383 miles2071 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 1:32 PM4203 km2612 miles2270 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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