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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 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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 172° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.37 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.6"973.75 miwest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 minorth974.12 mi
24 hours13° 48' 50.2"933.29 mieast4° 17' 20.5"294.78 minorth985.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:40 PM149 km92 miles80 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoThu 12:40 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mata-UtuFri 11:40 AM449 km279 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuFri 12:40 PM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 12:40 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PangaiFri 12:40 PM854 km531 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiFri 12:40 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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