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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 8:40:00 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: 52%

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 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' North, Longitude: 140° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.52 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.0"991.25 miWest0° 09' 39.3"11.06 miNorth991.08 mi
24 hours11° 36' 31.5"792.78 miEast3° 34' 35.8"245.83 miNorth825.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 6:40 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokWed 5:40 PM686 km426 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
SaipanWed 6:40 PM870 km541 miles470 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraWed 5:40 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 5:40 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoWed 4:40 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest W
General SantosWed 4:40 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest W
ManadoWed 4:40 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 7:40 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 6:40 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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