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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 00:52:00 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 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 169° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.15 meters/second, 1555.7 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.5"966.52 miwest0° 08' 58.3"10.28 minorth966.89 mi
24 hours13° 51' 40.5"929.84 mieast3° 57' 36.3"272.21 minorth975.88 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 1:52 PM128 km80 miles69 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:52 PM245 km152 miles132 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:52 PM295 km183 miles159 nmWest W
AlofiThu 1:52 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:52 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuFri 1:52 PM691 km429 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiFri 1:52 PM812 km505 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:52 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 2:52 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Fri 1:52 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW
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