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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 22:32:00 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

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 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 169° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.85 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 23' 31.7"956.88 miwest0° 07' 21.9"8.44 minorth957.21 mi
24 hours14° 22' 37.4"955.87 mieast3° 26' 35.3"236.72 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
Pago PagoWed 11:32 AM212 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 12:32 PM314 km195 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 11:32 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSouth S
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 12:32 PM355 km220 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 11:32 AM521 km324 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiThu 11:32 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:32 AM751 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
NukualofaThu 11:32 AM794 km494 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 12:32 PM1214 km755 miles656 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 10:32 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest-southwest WSW

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