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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM
This phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 44' South
Longitude: 142° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.5"972.43 miwest0° 09' 44.6"11.16 minorth972.80 mi
24 hours13° 51' 46.5"935.46 mieast4° 14' 07.4"291.13 minorth986.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:08 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 11:38 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 1:38 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 11:38 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 11:38 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:38 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:38 AM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:38 AM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 10:38 AM3563 km2214 miles1924 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 4:38 PM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmEast-southeast ESE
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