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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 23:12:00 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: 1%

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 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 160° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.59 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.7"949.56 miwest0° 06' 06.1"7.00 minorth949.85 mi
24 hours14° 34' 12.3"961.97 mieast2° 59' 13.5"205.39 minorth990.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 1:12 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 12:12 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 1:12 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 1:12 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:12 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 12:12 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:12 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth N
Suva *Thu 12:12 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 11:12 AM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 11:12 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorthwest NW

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