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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 00:22:00 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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 162° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.99 meters/second, 1555.2 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' 27.4"966.17 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 minorth966.54 mi
24 hours13° 52' 34.1"930.54 mieast3° 56' 42.2"271.18 minorth976.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 2:22 PM823 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoThu 1:22 PM905 km562 miles488 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:22 PM972 km604 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 2:22 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 1:22 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 2:22 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 1:22 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 2:22 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:22 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:22 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmWest-northwest WNW
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