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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 04:32:00 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: 11%

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 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 30' South, Longitude: 151° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.52 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.8"985.31 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 minorth985.65 mi
24 hours13° 02' 45.5"890.04 mieast4° 32' 46.3"312.41 minorth947.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbySat 2:32 PM462 km287 miles249 nmWest W
LaeSat 2:32 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaSat 2:32 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 2:32 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
GizoSat 3:32 PM619 km385 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 3:32 PM940 km584 miles508 nmEast E
CairnsSat 2:32 PM1021 km635 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSat 1:32 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirSat 3:32 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 4:32 PM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmEast-northeast ENE

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