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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.04 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 24.3"||16.11 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||north||16.11 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 28.1"||966.28 mi||west||0° 08' 56.3"||10.24 mi||north||966.65 mi|
|24 hours||13° 52' 17.8"||930.33 mi||east||3° 56' 58.7"||271.49 mi||north||976.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Pago Pago||Thu 1:30 PM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm||W|
|Apia *||Fri 2:30 PM||785 km||488 miles||424 nm||W|
|Alofi||Thu 1:30 PM||789 km||491 miles||426 nm||SW|
|Salelologa (Savai'i) *||Fri 2:30 PM||835 km||519 miles||451 nm||W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 1:30 PM||906 km||563 miles||489 nm||NW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 2:30 PM||928 km||576 miles||501 nm||SSE|
|Nukualofa||Fri 1:30 PM||1370 km||851 miles||740 nm||SW|
|Papeete||Thu 2:30 PM||1642 km||1020 miles||887 nm||ESE|
|Suva *||Fri 1:30 PM||1876 km||1166 miles||1013 nm||WSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 12:30 PM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm||WNW|
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