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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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 02:30:00 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: 50%

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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' North, Longitude: 129° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.34 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.0"993.84 miwest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 minorth993.70 mi
24 hours11° 37' 15.7"795.75 mieast3° 43' 48.6"256.37 minorth831.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloTue 7:30 PM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 6:30 PM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiWed 4:30 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:30 PM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmWest-northwest WNW
PhoenixTue 7:30 PM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoTue 6:30 PM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasTue 6:30 PM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 8:30 PM3542 km2201 miles1913 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteTue 4:30 PM3572 km2220 miles1929 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 6:30 PM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmSouth S

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