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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: 51%

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 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' North, Longitude: 161° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 862.9 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' 52.7"993.02 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 minorth992.87 mi
24 hours11° 36' 56.9"794.71 mieast3° 40' 36.3"252.72 minorth829.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 6:40 PM873 km543 miles471 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 6:40 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 4:40 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 5:40 PM2247 km1396 miles1214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 6:40 PM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:40 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 4:40 PM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 4:40 PM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 4:40 PM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 6:40 PM3170 km1969 miles1711 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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