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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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 46' South
Longitude: 159° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.46 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.9 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 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 36.9"958.30 miwest0° 07' 37.0"8.73 minorth958.64 mi
24 hours14° 20' 03.7"954.36 mieast3° 31' 49.4"242.72 minorth992.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 11:40 AM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth N
LuganvilleThu 11:40 AM865 km537 miles467 nmEast E
GizoThu 11:40 AM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 11:40 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 11:40 AM1055 km656 miles570 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsThu 10:40 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest W
BrisbaneThu 10:40 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 10:40 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 12:40 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaThu 12:40 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmEast E
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