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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 22:42:00 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 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' South, Longitude: 157° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.07 meters/second, 1566.3 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.2"973.08 miwest0° 09' 49.9"11.26 minorth973.45 mi
24 hours13° 50' 15.7"934.31 mieast4° 15' 48.1"293.02 minorth985.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:42 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 12:42 PM1055 km655 miles570 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 11:42 AM1470 km913 miles794 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 11:42 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 12:42 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:42 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 11:42 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 10:42 AM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 10:42 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:42 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmWest-southwest WSW

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