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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 00:30:00 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' South, Longitude: 161° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.41 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 36.4"958.12 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 minorth958.46 mi
24 hours14° 20' 17.1"954.44 mieast3° 31' 22.6"242.20 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 11:30 AM579 km360 miles313 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 11:30 AM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 11:30 AM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaThu 11:30 AM870 km540 miles470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoThu 11:30 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 10:30 AM1579 km981 miles852 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 10:30 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 10:30 AM1733 km1077 miles935 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 12:30 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaThu 12:30 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmEast E
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