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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 02:50:00 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 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' North, Longitude: 134° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.28 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 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' 51.4"993.70 miwest0° 09' 58.7"11.43 minorth993.56 mi
24 hours11° 37' 12.5"795.58 mieast3° 43' 19.5"255.81 minorth831.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:50 PM2603 km1618 miles1406 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:50 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 4:50 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesTue 6:50 PM3323 km2065 miles1794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 7:50 PM3392 km2108 miles1832 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 6:50 PM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 7:50 PM3637 km2260 miles1964 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 6:50 PM3675 km2284 miles1984 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownTue 6:50 PM3714 km2308 miles2006 nmSouth S
Mexico CityTue 8:50 PM4032 km2505 miles2177 nmEast-northeast ENE

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