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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 170° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.22 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.7"989.11 miwest0° 11' 28.4"13.14 minorth989.43 mi
24 hours13° 13' 07.9"905.60 mieast4° 43' 36.2"324.80 minorth966.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 1:32 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AtafuSat 1:32 PM225 km140 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 1:32 PM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 2:32 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth S
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:32 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoFri 1:32 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 12:32 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 12:32 PM1127 km701 miles609 nmWest W
AlofiFri 1:32 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmSouth S
NukualofaSat 1:32 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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