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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 23:22:00 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 167° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.28 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' 45.5"973.53 miwest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 minorth973.90 mi
24 hours13° 49' 17.9"933.62 mieast4° 16' 50.8"294.22 minorth985.36 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 12:22 PM397 km246 miles214 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:22 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:22 PM527 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:22 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:22 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuFri 12:22 PM973 km605 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 12:22 PM1260 km783 miles681 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 1:22 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 11:22 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 11:22 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmWest-southwest WSW

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