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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 Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 23:32:00 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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 160° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.48 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.5"944.80 miwest0° 04' 24.2"5.05 minorth945.01 mi
24 hours14° 43' 08.6"966.85 mieast2° 22' 05.6"162.86 minorth986.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaWed 10:32 AM723 km449 miles390 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleWed 10:32 AM727 km452 miles393 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaWed 10:32 AM780 km484 miles421 nmEast E
HoniaraWed 10:32 AM984 km612 miles531 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 9:32 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsWed 9:32 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 9:32 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaWed 11:32 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmEast E
Sydney *Wed 10:32 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 11:32 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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