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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 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' North, Longitude: 144° 19' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.8"1001.02 miwest0° 11' 04.4"12.68 minorth1000.99 mi
24 hours11° 44' 50.2"810.65 mieast4° 14' 06.7"291.02 minorth858.67 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 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:40 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 4:40 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 4:40 PM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 3:40 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 6:40 PM3558 km2211 miles1921 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandMon 2:40 PM3602 km2238 miles1945 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:40 PM3614 km2246 miles1952 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 3:40 PM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 2:40 PM4277 km2658 miles2309 nmWest-southwest WSW

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