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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 00:42:00 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 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 167° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.10 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.8"966.40 miwest0° 08' 57.4"10.26 minorth966.77 mi
24 hours13° 51' 58.3"930.07 mieast3° 57' 18.3"271.87 minorth976.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoThu 1:42 PM386 km240 miles209 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:42 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:42 PM553 km344 miles299 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:42 PM619 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 1:42 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuFri 1:42 PM886 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiFri 1:42 PM992 km616 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 2:42 PM1105 km686 miles596 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 1:42 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Fri 1:42 PM1607 km998 miles868 nmWest-southwest WSW
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