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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 22:42:00 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: 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 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 138° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.4"964.99 miwest0° 08' 46.0"10.04 minorth965.35 mi
24 hours13° 55' 32.9"932.85 mieast3° 53' 37.4"267.65 minorth977.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 1:12 PM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 12:42 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 2:42 PM1456 km904 miles786 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 12:42 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:42 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 5:42 PM3314 km2059 miles1789 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 11:42 AM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 12:42 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:42 AM3627 km2254 miles1958 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 11:42 AM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmWest-southwest WSW

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