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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 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' North, Longitude: 176° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.75 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.54 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.3"992.60 miwest0° 09' 49.3"11.25 minorth992.45 mi
24 hours11° 36' 49.5"794.23 mieast3° 39' 07.0"251.02 minorth828.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 5:40 PM939 km583 miles507 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 5:40 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmWest W
TarawaWed 5:40 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 5:40 PM1971 km1224 miles1064 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 6:40 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 5:40 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 6:40 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 5:40 PM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 7:40 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluTue 7:40 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNortheast NE
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