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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 03:30:00 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 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 19' North, Longitude: 144° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.16 meters/second, 1599.0 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"993.43 miwest0° 09' 56.5"11.39 minorth993.29 mi
24 hours11° 37' 06.7"795.24 mieast3° 42' 21.0"254.70 minorth830.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:30 PM1602 km996 miles865 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 5:30 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 5:30 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 4:30 PM3561 km2213 miles1923 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 3:30 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 5:30 PM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 5:30 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesTue 7:30 PM3910 km2430 miles2111 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 7:30 PM3940 km2448 miles2127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownTue 7:30 PM4005 km2488 miles2162 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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