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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 21:38:00 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 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 142° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.4"972.35 miwest0° 09' 44.5"11.16 minorth972.72 mi
24 hours13° 51' 48.0"935.41 mieast4° 14' 05.7"291.07 minorth986.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:08 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 11:38 AM921 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 1:38 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 11:38 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 11:38 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:38 AM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:38 AM3153 km1959 miles1702 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:38 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 10:38 AM3591 km2231 miles1939 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 4:38 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmEast-southeast ESE
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