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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: 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' North, Longitude: 151° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.07 meters/second, 1598.6 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"993.23 miwest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 minorth993.08 mi
24 hours11° 37' 02.4"795.00 mieast3° 41' 37.0"253.86 minorth830.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 6:00 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 6:00 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 6:00 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 4:00 PM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 5:00 PM2928 km1820 miles1581 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 6:00 PM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 6:00 PM3396 km2110 miles1834 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:00 PM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 5:00 PM3638 km2261 miles1965 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 4:00 PM3734 km2320 miles2016 nmWest-southwest WSW
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