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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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 173° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.19 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.5"957.69 miwest0° 07' 30.2"8.60 minorth958.02 mi
24 hours345° 38' 46.5"955.08 miwest3° 29' 29.5"240.06 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 11:42 AM509 km316 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiThu 11:42 AM514 km319 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 10:42 AM542 km337 miles293 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaThu 11:42 AM626 km389 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleThu 10:42 AM629 km391 miles339 nmWest W
NoumeaThu 10:42 AM989 km615 miles534 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 11:42 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 12:42 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 10:42 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 1:42 PM1651 km1026 miles892 nmEast E
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