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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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 177° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.09 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 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' 33.7"957.48 miwest0° 07' 27.9"8.56 minorth957.81 mi
24 hours345° 38' 22.7"955.33 miwest3° 28' 40.8"239.13 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
LautokaThu 11:22 AM190 km118 miles103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiThu 11:22 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 11:22 AM253 km157 miles137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 11:22 AM833 km518 miles450 nmNorth N
NeiafuThu 12:22 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiThu 12:22 PM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 12:22 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 10:22 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 1:22 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmEast E
AlofiWed 12:22 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmEast-southeast ESE
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