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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 23:42:00 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: 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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 167° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.72 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 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' 57.1"949.85 miwest0° 06' 10.0"7.07 minorth950.14 mi
24 hours14° 33' 29.2"961.44 mieast3° 00' 35.0"206.95 minorth990.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:42 PM340 km211 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoWed 12:42 PM498 km310 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 1:42 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:42 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 12:42 PM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiThu 12:42 PM797 km495 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 1:42 PM899 km559 miles486 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 12:42 PM935 km581 miles505 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 12:42 PM978 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 12:42 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest W

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