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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 22:42:00 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 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 152° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.47 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 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' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 54.4"949.28 miwest0° 06' 02.3"6.92 minorth949.57 mi
24 hours14° 34' 55.2"962.49 mieast2° 57' 51.4"203.82 minorth991.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Wed 12:42 PM157 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteWed 12:42 PM353 km220 miles191 nmEast E
RarotongaWed 12:42 PM838 km521 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 11:42 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:42 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:42 AM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 12:42 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaThu 11:42 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 2:42 PM2508 km1559 miles1354 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Thu 11:42 AM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmWest W

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