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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 3:50:00 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 phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 22' North, Longitude: 149° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.10 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.56 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"993.30 miWest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 miNorth993.15 mi
24 hours11° 37' 03.8"795.08 miEast3° 41' 51.7"254.14 miNorth830.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:50 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 5:50 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 5:50 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 4:50 PM3128 km1943 miles1689 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 3:50 PM3155 km1960 miles1704 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 5:50 PM3472 km2157 miles1875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 5:50 PM3498 km2173 miles1889 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 4:50 PM3680 km2287 miles1987 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 4:50 PM3789 km2354 miles2046 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 3:50 PM3969 km2466 miles2143 nmWest-southwest WSW

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