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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 23:42:00 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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 152° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.78 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.6"965.69 miwest0° 08' 51.6"10.15 minorth966.06 mi
24 hours13° 53' 45.8"931.47 mieast3° 55' 28.9"269.78 minorth976.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 1:42 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 1:42 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:42 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:42 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:42 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:42 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:42 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 3:42 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandThu 11:42 AM3070 km1907 miles1658 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Fri 12:42 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmWest-southwest WSW

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