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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 23:52:00 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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 169° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.76 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 22' 57.7"949.95 miwest0° 06' 11.2"7.09 minorth950.24 mi
24 hours14° 33' 14.7"961.26 mieast3° 01' 02.1"207.46 minorth990.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 12:52 PM196 km122 miles106 nmSouth S
Pago PagoWed 12:52 PM353 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 1:52 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:52 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 12:52 PM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiThu 12:52 PM567 km353 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 12:52 PM720 km448 miles389 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 12:52 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 1:52 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Thu 12:52 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmWest W

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