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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 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 12' South
Longitude: 171° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.72 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.5"974.61 miwest0° 10' 00.6"11.47 minorth974.98 mi
24 hours346° 12' 51.2"932.13 miwest4° 19' 06.9"296.83 minorth984.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 11:50 AM556 km346 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 11:50 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaFri 12:50 PM912 km567 miles493 nmSoutheast SE
NadiFri 12:50 PM923 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 12:50 PM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaFri 12:50 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaFri 11:50 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 12:50 PM1369 km850 miles739 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 12:50 PM1521 km945 miles822 nmNorth N
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