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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 21:28:00 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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 140° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.8"972.24 miwest0° 09' 43.6"11.14 minorth972.61 mi
24 hours13° 52' 02.4"935.58 mieast4° 13' 49.4"290.76 minorth986.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 11:58 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth N
PapeeteThu 11:28 AM1140 km708 miles616 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 1:28 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 11:28 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 11:28 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:28 AM3257 km2024 miles1758 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:28 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:28 AM3424 km2128 miles1849 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 4:28 PM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 10:28 AM3836 km2384 miles2071 nmWest-southwest WSW

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