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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 22:12:00 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: 4%

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 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 31' South, Longitude: 131° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.31 meters/second, 1552.7 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 18.3"964.63 miwest0° 08' 43.0"9.99 minorth965.00 mi
24 hours13° 56' 26.3"933.54 mieast3° 52' 40.6"266.57 minorth978.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 2:12 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 12:12 PM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 5:12 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 12:12 PM3123 km1940 miles1686 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:12 PM3412 km2120 miles1843 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 11:12 AM4160 km2585 miles2246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 12:12 PM4385 km2724 miles2367 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 11:12 AM4717 km2931 miles2547 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 12:12 PM4925 km3060 miles2659 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico CityThu 4:12 PM5135 km3191 miles2773 nmNortheast NE

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