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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 = Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 4:40:00 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: 61%

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 Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 11' North, Longitude: 149° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.86 meters/second, 1579.9 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.36 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"981.54 miWest0° 08' 23.4"9.61 miNorth981.33 mi
24 hours11° 36' 39.9"785.11 miEast3° 01' 27.7"207.91 miNorth807.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 6:40 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 6:40 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 4:40 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 6:40 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 5:40 PM3369 km2094 miles1819 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 5:40 PM3379 km2099 miles1824 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 6:40 PM3769 km2342 miles2035 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 6:40 PM3857 km2397 miles2083 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoWed 8:40 PM3921 km2437 miles2117 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 8:40 PM4001 km2486 miles2160 nmNortheast NE

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