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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 21:32:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 121° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.10 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.5"964.16 miwest0° 08' 39.0"9.91 minorth964.53 mi
24 hours13° 57' 37.4"934.46 mieast3° 51' 24.2"265.12 minorth978.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 1:32 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 4:32 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 11:32 AM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:32 PM3823 km2376 miles2064 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 11:32 AM4110 km2554 miles2219 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 11:32 AM4349 km2703 miles2348 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityThu 3:32 PM4492 km2791 miles2426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 3:32 PM4698 km2919 miles2537 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 3:32 PM4741 km2946 miles2560 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 4:32 PM4819 km2994 miles2602 nmEast E
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