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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 165° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.18 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 17.5"939.66 miwest0° 02' 58.2"3.40 minorth939.80 mi
24 hours345° 01' 07.5"979.50 miwest1° 50' 10.1"126.28 minorth992.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaWed 11:32 AM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaWed 11:32 AM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleWed 11:32 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 11:32 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Wed 1:32 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmEast E
BrisbaneWed 10:32 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 12:32 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaWed 1:32 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmEast E
YarenWed 12:32 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth N
CairnsWed 10:32 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmWest W
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