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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 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 179° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.06 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 33.4"957.39 miwest0° 07' 27.0"8.54 minorth957.73 mi
24 hours345° 38' 13.2"955.42 miwest3° 28' 21.2"238.75 minorth992.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaThu 11:14 AM281 km174 miles152 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaThu 11:14 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
NadiThu 11:14 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuThu 11:14 AM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuThu 12:14 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiThu 12:14 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaThu 12:14 PM784 km487 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 11:14 AM823 km511 miles444 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:14 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Thu 1:14 PM942 km585 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
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