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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' South, Longitude: 161° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.92 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.9"974.97 miwest0° 10' 03.7"11.53 minorth975.35 mi
24 hours13° 46' 12.2"931.38 mieast4° 20' 04.6"297.91 minorth984.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM351 km218 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GizoFri 12:30 PM692 km430 miles374 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleFri 12:30 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaFri 11:30 AM936 km582 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaFri 12:30 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaFri 12:30 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 1:30 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM1614 km1003 miles872 nmWest W
CairnsFri 11:30 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaFri 1:30 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmEast-southeast ESE

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