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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 20:38:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' South, Longitude: 128° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.44 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.0"971.67 miwest0° 09' 39.3"11.06 minorth972.04 mi
24 hours13° 53' 14.4"936.43 mieast4° 12' 27.1"289.19 minorth986.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:38 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 10:38 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:38 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 10:38 AM3483 km2164 miles1881 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 10:38 AM3613 km2245 miles1951 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 9:38 AM4512 km2803 miles2436 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 10:38 AM4719 km2932 miles2548 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 2:38 PM4785 km2973 miles2584 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 10:38 AM4986 km3098 miles2692 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 9:38 AM5074 km3153 miles2739 nmWest-southwest WSW
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