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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:02:00 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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 15' South, Longitude: 157° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.88 meters/second, 1554.8 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 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' 26.0"965.93 miwest0° 08' 53.6"10.19 minorth966.30 mi
24 hours13° 53' 09.9"931.00 mieast3° 56' 05.6"270.48 minorth976.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 2:02 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteThu 2:02 PM925 km575 miles500 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 1:02 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:02 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:02 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 2:02 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 1:02 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Fri 1:02 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:02 PM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 12:02 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNorthwest NW
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