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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 23:22:00 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 147° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.1"965.46 miwest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 minorth965.83 mi
24 hours13° 54' 21.5"931.93 mieast3° 54' 52.1"269.08 minorth977.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 1:22 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 1:22 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:22 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownThu 3:22 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 12:22 PM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:22 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:22 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:22 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 11:22 AM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Fri 12:22 PM3618 km2248 miles1954 nmWest-southwest WSW
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