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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 Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 03:40:00 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: 60%

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 Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' North, Longitude: 135° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"982.06 miwest0° 08' 27.5"9.69 minorth981.85 mi
24 hours11° 36' 35.1"785.44 mieast3° 03' 13.6"209.94 minorth808.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 5:40 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 5:40 PM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 7:40 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 7:40 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 8:40 PM3139 km1950 miles1695 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 8:40 PM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 7:40 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 5:40 PM3633 km2258 miles1962 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake CityWed 8:40 PM3915 km2433 miles2114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 9:40 PM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmEast-northeast ENE

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