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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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' South, Longitude: 164° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.86 meters/second, 1561.9 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 28' 49.0"970.28 miwest0° 07' 34.0"8.67 misouth970.04 mi
24 hours12° 51' 25.6"861.54 mieast2° 39' 58.7"183.33 misouth875.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoFri 6:18 AM623 km387 miles336 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 7:18 AM742 km461 miles400 nmWest W
AlofiFri 6:18 AM742 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 7:18 AM791 km492 miles427 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 6:18 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 7:18 AM934 km581 miles504 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 6:18 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 7:18 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 5:18 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 5:18 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmWest-northwest WNW
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