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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 22:22:00 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 phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 37' South, Longitude: 153° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.97 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.0"972.85 miwest0° 09' 48.2"11.23 minorth973.22 mi
24 hours13° 50' 44.5"934.66 mieast4° 15' 16.3"292.42 minorth985.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 12:22 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 12:22 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 12:22 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 11:22 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 11:22 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:22 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 11:22 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 2:22 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandThu 10:22 AM2941 km1828 miles1588 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 10:22 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmWest W
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