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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: 39%

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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' North, Longitude: 144° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.53 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.8"1001.03 miwest0° 11' 04.5"12.68 minorth1001.00 mi
24 hours11° 44' 50.7"810.66 mieast4° 14' 07.8"291.05 minorth858.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 4:40 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:40 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 4:40 PM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 4:40 PM3271 km2033 miles1766 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 3:40 PM3357 km2086 miles1812 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 6:40 PM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandMon 2:40 PM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:40 PM3639 km2261 miles1965 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 3:40 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesMon 6:40 PM4271 km2654 miles2306 nmNortheast NE
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