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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 23:42:00 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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 173° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.18 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.4"957.61 miwest0° 07' 30.2"8.60 minorth957.94 mi
24 hours345° 38' 45.1"955.03 miwest3° 29' 26.7"239.99 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 11:42 AM483 km300 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiThu 11:42 AM488 km303 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 10:42 AM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaThu 11:42 AM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-southeast ESE
LevukaThu 11:42 AM623 km387 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
LabasaThu 11:42 AM652 km405 miles352 nmEast E
LuganvilleThu 10:42 AM657 km409 miles355 nmWest W
NoumeaThu 10:42 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 11:42 AM1038 km645 miles561 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 12:42 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmEast-southeast ESE

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