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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: 11%

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 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 30' South, Longitude: 151° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.9"985.39 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 minorth985.73 mi
24 hours13° 02' 43.8"890.07 mieast4° 32' 47.1"312.45 minorth947.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbySat 2:32 PM432 km269 miles233 nmWest W
LaeSat 2:32 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
BukaSat 2:32 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 2:32 PM609 km379 miles329 nmNortheast NE
GizoSat 3:32 PM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 3:32 PM970 km603 miles524 nmEast E
CairnsSat 2:32 PM1005 km624 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSat 1:32 PM1386 km861 miles749 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirSat 3:32 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSat 2:32 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmSouth S
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