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

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' South, Longitude: 141° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.22 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 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' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.8"982.40 miwest0° 10' 41.6"12.25 minorth982.75 mi
24 hours13° 10' 40.9"896.75 mieast4° 28' 50.2"307.92 minorth953.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 2:22 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 1:52 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 3:52 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSat 1:52 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 1:52 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:52 PM3231 km2008 miles1745 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:52 PM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:52 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:52 PM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 6:52 PM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmEast-southeast ESE
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