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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 04:40:00 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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' North, Longitude: 161° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.7"992.96 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 minorth992.81 mi
24 hours11° 36' 57.2"794.67 mieast3° 40' 37.9"252.73 minorth829.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 6:40 PM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 6:40 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 4:40 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 5:40 PM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 6:40 PM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:40 PM2756 km1713 miles1488 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 4:40 PM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 4:40 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 4:40 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 6:40 PM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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