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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 173° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.67 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 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' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.0"974.42 miwest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 minorth974.80 mi
24 hours346° 12' 36.8"932.24 miwest4° 18' 51.8"296.53 minorth984.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaFri 12:40 PM734 km456 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
NadiFri 12:40 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM753 km468 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM769 km478 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM822 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaFri 12:40 PM844 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM1337 km830 miles722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 12:40 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest W
TarawaFri 12:40 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorth N

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