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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 4:30:00 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 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' North, Longitude: 158° 54' 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"993.02 miWest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 miNorth992.87 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.5"794.75 miEast3° 40' 52.6"253.02 miNorth829.91 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 PM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 6:30 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 4:30 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 5:30 PM2399 km1490 miles1295 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 6:30 PM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:30 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 6:30 PM3055 km1898 miles1650 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 4:30 PM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 4:30 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 5:30 PM3277 km2036 miles1769 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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