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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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 54' South
Longitude: 175° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.14 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.2"957.58 miwest0° 07' 29.1"8.58 minorth957.92 mi
24 hours345° 38' 34.5"955.20 miwest3° 29' 05.2"239.59 minorth992.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaThu 11:32 AM287 km178 miles155 nmSoutheast SE
NadiThu 11:32 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 11:32 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 10:32 AM784 km487 miles424 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 10:32 AM886 km550 miles478 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 11:32 AM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaThu 12:32 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 10:32 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 1:32 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmEast E
AlofiWed 12:32 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast-southeast ESE
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