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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 = Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:38:00 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

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 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 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: 156° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.60 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' 29.6"956.31 miWest0° 07' 15.5"8.32 miNorth956.64 mi
24 hours14° 23' 40.3"956.51 miEast3° 24' 21.3"234.16 miNorth992.16 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 AM638 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 11:38 AM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 10:38 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 11:38 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:38 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 11:38 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth N
NukualofaThu 10:38 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaThu 9:38 AM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:38 AM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 9:38 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmNorthwest NW

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