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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 23:20:00 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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 167° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.27 meters/second, 1567.0 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.3"973.51 miwest0° 09' 53.1"11.33 minorth973.88 mi
24 hours13° 49' 20.8"933.65 mieast4° 16' 47.7"294.16 minorth985.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM442 km275 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:20 PM577 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:20 PM791 km492 miles427 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuFri 12:20 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM1243 km773 miles671 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 12:20 PM1294 km804 miles698 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 11:20 AM1679 km1044 miles907 nmWest-southwest WSW

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