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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 06:14:00 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 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 83° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.00 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 22' 22.0"941.50 miwest0° 03' 47.4"4.35 minorth941.69 mi
24 hours14° 54' 20.6"976.40 mieast2° 08' 44.2"147.56 minorth993.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 12:14 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:14 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisWed 10:14 AM2768 km1720 miles1494 nmWest W
MaleWed 11:14 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaWed 1:14 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 11:44 AM2868 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisWed 10:14 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurWed 2:14 PM3112 km1934 miles1681 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 2:14 PM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaWed 10:14 AM3458 km2149 miles1867 nmWest-northwest WNW
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