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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 9:48:00 PM.

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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 42' South, Longitude: 144° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.80 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 40.1"972.46 miWest0° 09' 45.3"11.18 miNorth972.84 mi
24 hours13° 51' 33.7"935.24 miEast4° 14' 21.9"291.38 miNorth986.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:18 PM725 km450 miles391 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 11:48 AM728 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 11:48 AM1836 km1141 miles992 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 1:48 PM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 11:48 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:48 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:48 AM2892 km1797 miles1562 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:48 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 10:48 AM3347 km2079 miles1807 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 9:48 AM3760 km2336 miles2030 nmWest-northwest WNW

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