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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 = Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 2:50:00 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: 50%

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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' North, Longitude: 134° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.28 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.56 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.4"993.70 miWest0° 09' 58.7"11.43 miNorth993.56 mi
24 hours11° 37' 12.5"795.58 miEast3° 43' 19.5"255.81 miNorth831.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:50 PM2603 km1618 miles1406 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:50 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 4:50 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesTue 6:50 PM3323 km2065 miles1794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 7:50 PM3394 km2109 miles1833 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 6:50 PM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 7:50 PM3637 km2260 miles1964 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 6:50 PM3675 km2284 miles1984 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownTue 6:50 PM3714 km2308 miles2006 nmSouth S
Mexico CityTue 8:50 PM4032 km2505 miles2177 nmEast-northeast ENE

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