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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 3:40 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 24' North
Longitude: 151° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.06 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"16.56 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"993.29 miwest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 minorth993.14 mi
24 hours11° 37' 02.3"795.04 mieast3° 41' 35.3"253.85 minorth830.46 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 PM939 km584 miles507 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 6:00 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 4:00 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 6:00 PM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 5:00 PM2907 km1806 miles1569 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 6:00 PM3295 km2048 miles1779 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 6:00 PM3389 km2106 miles1830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:00 PM3456 km2148 miles1866 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 5:00 PM3622 km2251 miles1956 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 4:00 PM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmWest-southwest WSW
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