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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 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

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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 175° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.13 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.1"957.50 miwest0° 07' 28.9"8.58 minorth957.84 mi
24 hours345° 38' 33.3"955.15 miwest3° 29' 02.5"239.52 minorth992.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaThu 11:32 AM266 km165 miles144 nmSoutheast SE
NadiThu 11:32 AM279 km173 miles151 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 11:32 AM381 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
LevukaThu 11:32 AM388 km241 miles210 nmEast-southeast ESE
LabasaThu 11:32 AM397 km247 miles215 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 10:32 AM812 km505 miles438 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 11:32 AM902 km561 miles487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleThu 10:32 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 12:32 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 10:32 AM1201 km746 miles648 nmSouthwest SW
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