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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 22:22:00 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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 133° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 19.0"964.75 miwest0° 08' 43.9"10.01 minorth965.12 mi
24 hours13° 56' 08.4"933.31 mieast3° 52' 59.6"266.94 minorth977.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:52 PM892 km554 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsThu 1:22 PM968 km602 miles523 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 2:22 PM1223 km760 miles661 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 12:22 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 5:22 PM2869 km1782 miles1549 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 12:22 PM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:22 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 11:22 AM3907 km2428 miles2110 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 12:22 PM4127 km2564 miles2228 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:22 AM4144 km2575 miles2237 nmWest W

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