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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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:30:00 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: 10%

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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 150° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.6"982.80 miwest0° 10' 43.7"12.29 minorth983.15 mi
24 hours13° 09' 35.5"895.83 mieast4° 29' 25.0"308.58 minorth952.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 2:30 PM812 km505 miles439 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 2:30 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 2:30 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 1:30 PM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmWest W
AlofiFri 1:30 PM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 2:30 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 4:30 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 1:30 PM2917 km1812 miles1575 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmWest W

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