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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: 33%
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 Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 41' North
Longitude: 165° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.71 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.6"985.77 miwest0° 09' 11.9"10.54 minorth985.57 mi
24 hours11° 55' 15.2"810.38 mieast3° 20' 32.7"229.77 minorth837.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:40 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 5:40 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 3:40 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 4:40 PM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 4:40 PM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 3:40 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:40 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 3:40 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:40 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:40 PM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmWest-northwest WNW
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