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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 02:40:00 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 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' North, Longitude: 132° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.31 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 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 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.2"993.77 miwest0° 09' 59.2"11.44 minorth993.63 mi
24 hours11° 37' 14.2"795.66 mieast3° 43' 34.0"256.09 minorth831.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:40 PM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:40 PM3105 km1929 miles1677 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesTue 6:40 PM3207 km1992 miles1731 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 7:40 PM3214 km1997 miles1736 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 4:40 PM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoTue 6:40 PM3425 km2128 miles1849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 7:40 PM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasTue 6:40 PM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownTue 6:40 PM3685 km2290 miles1990 nmSouth S
Mexico CityTue 8:40 PM3786 km2352 miles2044 nmEast-northeast ENE

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