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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 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 176° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.62 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.4"974.30 miwest0° 09' 58.8"11.44 minorth974.67 mi
24 hours346° 12' 20.7"932.44 miwest4° 18' 35.1"296.21 minorth984.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM535 km333 miles289 nmNortheast NE
LabasaFri 12:30 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSoutheast SE
LautokaFri 12:30 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiFri 12:30 PM629 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LevukaFri 12:30 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 12:30 PM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 2:30 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmEast E
NukualofaFri 1:30 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 1:30 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmEast-northeast ENE

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