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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 23:32:00 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: 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 164° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.68 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 22' 56.8"949.76 miwest0° 06' 08.7"7.04 minorth950.05 mi
24 hours14° 33' 43.6"961.62 mieast3° 00' 07.9"206.43 minorth990.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:32 PM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 1:32 PM688 km428 miles372 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoWed 12:32 PM710 km441 miles383 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 1:32 PM834 km518 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:32 PM882 km548 miles476 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuThu 12:32 PM976 km606 miles527 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:32 PM1118 km694 miles603 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 12:32 PM1164 km723 miles629 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 1:32 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmEast E
Suva *Thu 12:32 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest W
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