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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 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 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: 175° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.76 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.7 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 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.3"992.54 miwest0° 09' 49.3"11.25 minorth992.38 mi
24 hours11° 36' 49.7"794.18 mieast3° 39' 08.5"251.03 minorth828.72 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 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 5:40 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmWest W
TarawaWed 5:40 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 5:40 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 6:40 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 5:40 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 6:40 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 7:40 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 5:40 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluTue 7:40 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNortheast NE
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