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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 16, 2014 at 10:52:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 158° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.38 meters/second, 1560.2 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.2"969.24 miwest0° 06' 09.3"7.05 misouth969.51 mi
24 hours10° 53' 50.8"726.46 mieast2° 45' 09.1"189.23 misouth755.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 12:52 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNortheast NE
WailukuThu 12:52 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluThu 12:52 AM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
KiritimatiFri 12:52 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 11:52 PM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 10:52 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:52 PM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 10:52 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 10:52 PM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 12:52 AM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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