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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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 15' South, Longitude: 148° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.37 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.1"982.73 miwest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 minorth983.08 mi
24 hours13° 09' 47.4"896.00 mieast4° 29' 18.7"308.46 minorth952.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 2:22 PM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
TaiohaeFri 2:52 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast E
KiritimatiSat 2:22 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 2:22 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 1:22 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmWest W
AlofiFri 1:22 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 2:22 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 4:22 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 1:22 PM3078 km1912 miles1662 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:22 PM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmWest-northwest WNW

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