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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: 40%

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 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 09' North, Longitude: 160° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 23.7"1000.80 miwest0° 11' 01.9"12.63 minorth1000.76 mi
24 hours11° 44' 16.6"809.79 mieast4° 12' 51.6"289.60 minorth857.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 5:50 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandMon 3:50 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 4:50 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 5:50 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth N
Apia *Tue 5:50 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 3:50 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 5:50 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiMon 4:50 PM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 5:50 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 3:50 PM2910 km1809 miles1572 nmWest W

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