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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 22:14:00 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 phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 22:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 146° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.82 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 22' 53.1"949.02 miwest0° 05' 58.8"6.85 minorth949.30 mi
24 hours14° 35' 34.7"962.97 mieast2° 56' 34.4"202.35 minorth991.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:14 PM360 km224 miles194 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 12:14 PM1488 km925 miles803 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 2:14 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 12:14 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiWed 11:14 AM2515 km1562 miles1358 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:14 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:14 AM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:14 AM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Thu 11:14 AM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 10:14 AM3851 km2393 miles2080 nmWest-northwest WNW

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