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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 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' North, Longitude: 168° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.68 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 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' 04.7"985.63 miwest0° 09' 11.2"10.53 minorth985.43 mi
24 hours11° 55' 13.2"810.23 mieast3° 20' 16.6"229.45 minorth837.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 3:50 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 5:50 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 5:50 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 4:50 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 4:50 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 3:50 PM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:50 PM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 3:50 PM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:50 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:50 PM2875 km1786 miles1552 nmWest-northwest WNW
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