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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 157° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.61 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 23' 29.7"956.39 miwest0° 07' 15.6"8.32 minorth956.72 mi
24 hours14° 23' 39.0"956.56 mieast3° 24' 24.0"234.23 minorth992.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 11:38 AM625 km388 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 11:38 AM831 km516 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 10:38 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 11:38 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:38 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 10:38 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 11:38 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth N
SuvaThu 9:38 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:38 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 9:38 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNorthwest NW
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