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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: 61%

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 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 11' North, Longitude: 149° 58' 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"981.60 miwest0° 08' 23.4"9.61 minorth981.39 mi
24 hours11° 36' 40.0"785.16 mieast3° 01' 25.7"207.89 minorth807.54 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 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 6:40 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 4:40 PM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 6:40 PM3287 km2043 miles1775 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 5:40 PM3348 km2081 miles1808 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 5:40 PM3355 km2084 miles1811 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 6:40 PM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 6:40 PM3849 km2392 miles2078 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoWed 8:40 PM3940 km2448 miles2127 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 8:40 PM4022 km2499 miles2172 nmNortheast NE
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