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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 5:22:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 11%

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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 05:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 21' South, Longitude: 139° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.75 meters/second, 1586.7 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.43 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.4"985.82 miWest0° 10' 58.8"12.58 miNorth986.15 mi
24 hours13° 01' 22.1"888.85 miEast4° 33' 23.6"313.12 miNorth946.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSat 3:22 PM662 km411 miles358 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 2:22 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySat 3:22 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast E
LaeSat 3:22 PM889 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinSat 2:52 PM992 km617 miles536 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsSat 3:22 PM1088 km676 miles588 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSat 2:22 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 2:22 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 2:52 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokSat 2:22 PM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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