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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:20:00 AM.

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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: 1%

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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 164° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.36 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.97 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.9"958.01 miWest0° 07' 34.5"8.68 miNorth958.35 mi
24 hours14° 20' 29.3"954.56 miEast3° 30' 58.6"241.74 miNorth992.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 11:20 AM323 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 11:20 AM490 km304 miles265 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 11:20 AM755 km469 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 11:20 AM841 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaThu 12:20 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 12:20 PM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 10:20 AM1731 km1075 miles934 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM1821 km1131 miles983 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsThu 10:20 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 10:20 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW

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