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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 21:42:00 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

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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 123° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.15 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.2"964.28 miwest0° 08' 40.1"9.93 minorth964.64 mi
24 hours13° 57' 19.6"934.23 mieast3° 51' 43.4"265.48 minorth978.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 1:42 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 4:42 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 11:42 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 11:42 AM3863 km2400 miles2086 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:42 PM4066 km2526 miles2195 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 11:42 AM4110 km2554 miles2219 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityThu 3:42 PM4639 km2883 miles2505 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 3:42 PM4892 km3040 miles2641 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 10:42 AM4916 km3055 miles2654 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorThu 3:42 PM4941 km3070 miles2668 nmNortheast NE

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