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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: 60%

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 Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' North, Longitude: 135° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"982.12 miwest0° 08' 27.5"9.69 minorth981.91 mi
24 hours11° 36' 35.2"785.49 mieast3° 03' 11.6"209.91 minorth808.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 5:40 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 5:40 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 7:40 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 7:40 PM3131 km1945 miles1690 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 8:40 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 7:40 PM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 8:40 PM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteWed 5:40 PM3621 km2250 miles1955 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake CityWed 8:40 PM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 9:40 PM3970 km2467 miles2143 nmEast-northeast ENE
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