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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 23, 2014 at 4:56:00 PM.

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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: 56%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 60' South, Longitude: 171° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.58 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.2"985.36 miWest0° 08' 57.4"10.26 miSouth985.16 mi
24 hours12° 04' 15.4"819.68 miEast3° 20' 26.1"229.64 miSouth846.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 5:56 AM188 km117 miles101 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 6:56 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 6:56 AM314 km195 miles170 nmSouth S
Pago PagoThu 5:56 AM379 km235 miles204 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuFri 4:56 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiFri 5:56 AM811 km504 miles438 nmNorth N
NeiafuFri 5:56 AM883 km548 miles477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 5:56 AM912 km567 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PangaiFri 5:56 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 4:56 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmWest-northwest WNW

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