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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 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 29' North
Longitude: 159° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.97 meters/second, 1598.3 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 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 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.6"993.09 miwest0° 09' 53.2"11.33 minorth992.94 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.2"794.79 mieast3° 40' 51.1"253.00 minorth829.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 6:30 PM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 6:30 PM1427 km886 miles770 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 4:30 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 5:30 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 6:30 PM2833 km1761 miles1530 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:30 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 4:30 PM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 6:30 PM3065 km1905 miles1655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 4:30 PM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 5:30 PM3266 km2029 miles1763 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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