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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 00:20:00 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 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 161° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.3"966.14 miwest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 minorth966.51 mi
24 hours13° 52' 37.8"930.58 mieast3° 56' 38.5"271.11 minorth976.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 2:20 PM808 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoThu 1:20 PM956 km594 miles516 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:20 PM1015 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:20 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:20 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 2:20 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 1:20 PM1610 km1001 miles870 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 2:20 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmWest-northwest WNW
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