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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 29, 2014 at 21:38:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 156° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.60 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 23' 29.6"956.31 miwest0° 07' 15.5"8.32 minorth956.64 mi
24 hours14° 23' 40.3"956.51 mieast3° 24' 21.3"234.16 minorth992.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 11:38 AM638 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 11:38 AM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 10:38 AM1412 km877 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 11:38 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 10:38 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 11:38 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth N
NukualofaThu 10:38 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaThu 9:38 AM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 9:38 AM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 9:38 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmNorthwest NW

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