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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: 1%
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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 47' South
Longitude: 161° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.41 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.8 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' 36.4"958.20 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 minorth958.53 mi
24 hours14° 20' 15.8"954.49 mieast3° 31' 25.3"242.27 minorth992.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 11:30 AM608 km378 miles328 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 11:30 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 11:30 AM757 km470 miles409 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 11:30 AM886 km551 miles478 nmSoutheast SE
GizoThu 11:30 AM990 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 10:30 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 10:30 AM1686 km1048 miles910 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 10:30 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 12:30 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaThu 12:30 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmEast E
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