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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 5:18:00 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: 55%

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 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 177° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 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 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.7"985.15 miWest0° 08' 56.5"10.24 miSouth984.95 mi
24 hours12° 04' 55.4"820.28 miEast3° 19' 56.1"229.07 miSouth846.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuFri 5:18 AM266 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 5:18 AM500 km311 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 7:18 AM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 7:18 AM647 km402 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 6:18 AM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaFri 5:18 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 6:18 AM772 km480 miles417 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuFri 6:18 AM902 km561 miles487 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 5:18 AM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaFri 5:18 AM940 km584 miles507 nmSouthwest SW

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