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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 23:52:00 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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 174° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.43 meters/second, 1567.5 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.1"973.87 miwest0° 09' 55.8"11.38 minorth974.24 mi
24 hours13° 48' 34.3"933.10 mieast4° 17' 37.2"295.10 minorth985.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuFri 11:52 AM185 km115 miles100 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:52 PM314 km195 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 1:52 PM362 km225 miles195 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoThu 12:52 PM487 km302 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 12:52 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuFri 12:52 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth S
LabasaFri 11:52 AM777 km483 miles420 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:52 AM786 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiFri 12:52 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 12:52 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSoutheast SE

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