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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:14:00 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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 174° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.86 meters/second, 1529.5 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 22' 58.7"950.16 miwest0° 06' 14.0"7.15 minorth950.45 mi
24 hours14° 32' 42.7"960.87 mieast3° 02' 01.4"208.60 minorth990.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuThu 1:14 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PangaiThu 1:14 PM290 km180 miles156 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaThu 1:14 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuThu 12:14 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 2:14 PM487 km302 miles263 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Thu 2:14 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNortheast NE
Pago PagoWed 1:14 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNortheast NE
AlofiWed 1:14 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-southeast ESE
Labasa *Thu 1:14 PM613 km381 miles331 nmWest W
Levuka *Thu 1:14 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest W

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