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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 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: 1%

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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 164° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.36 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.9"958.01 miwest0° 07' 34.5"8.68 minorth958.35 mi
24 hours14° 20' 29.3"954.56 mieast3° 30' 58.6"241.74 minorth992.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 11:20 AM323 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 11:20 AM490 km304 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 11:20 AM754 km469 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 11:20 AM841 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaThu 12:20 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 12:20 PM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 10:20 AM1731 km1075 miles934 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsThu 10:20 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 10:20 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW

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