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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 22, 2014 at 13:48:00 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: 67%

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 Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 42' South, Longitude: 137° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.1"998.74 miwest0° 09' 51.3"11.29 misouth998.63 mi
24 hours11° 20' 23.8"779.04 mieast3° 48' 45.3"262.01 misouth818.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 4:18 AM332 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 3:48 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 5:48 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 3:48 AM2394 km1487 miles1293 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 3:48 AM2883 km1791 miles1556 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 2:48 AM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 8:48 AM3740 km2324 miles2019 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 2:48 AM3759 km2336 miles2030 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 3:48 AM3811 km2368 miles2058 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 3:48 AM3826 km2378 miles2066 nmWest-southwest WSW

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