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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 23:52:00 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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 155° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.83 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.3"965.81 miwest0° 08' 52.7"10.17 minorth966.18 mi
24 hours13° 53' 27.8"931.23 mieast3° 55' 47.3"270.13 minorth976.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 1:52 PM695 km432 miles375 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 1:52 PM915 km568 miles494 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 12:52 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:52 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:52 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth N
FakaofoFri 12:52 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:52 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 11:52 AM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Fri 12:52 PM2859 km1776 miles1543 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 11:52 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest W
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