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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 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' North, Longitude: 173° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.1"1000.63 miwest0° 11' 00.0"12.60 minorth1000.59 mi
24 hours11° 43' 52.9"809.18 mieast4° 11' 56.4"288.54 minorth856.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 4:40 PM593 km369 miles320 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiTue 5:40 PM925 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 5:40 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 4:40 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 4:40 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 6:40 PM1768 km1098 miles955 nmEast E
MajuroTue 4:40 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 6:40 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmSouth S
YarenTue 4:40 PM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 6:40 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmNortheast NE
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