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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 = Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:40:00 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: 34%

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 Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 157° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.3"955.24 miWest0° 05' 32.5"6.35 miSouth955.03 mi
24 hours13° 39' 47.5"903.49 miEast1° 43' 58.4"119.18 miSouth907.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 7:40 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 7:40 AM831 km516 miles449 nmEast E
AlofiSat 6:40 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 7:40 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:40 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 6:40 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:40 AM2096 km1302 miles1131 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 5:40 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 5:40 AM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 5:40 AM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmNorthwest NW

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