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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: 24%
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 Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 41' North
Longitude: 177° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.18 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 38.0"995.82 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 minorth995.71 mi
24 hours12° 03' 10.2"828.11 mieast4° 00' 00.3"274.92 minorth868.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 3:40 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 3:40 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 3:40 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 3:40 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmSouth S
YarenTue 3:40 PM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 4:40 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 3:40 PM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 5:40 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Tue 5:40 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 4:40 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth N
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