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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:20:00 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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 17' South, Longitude: 178° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.57 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.8"974.19 miwest0° 09' 58.1"11.42 minorth974.56 mi
24 hours346° 12' 06.1"932.61 miwest4° 18' 19.9"295.92 minorth984.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNorth N
LabasaFri 12:20 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuFri 12:20 PM587 km365 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
LevukaFri 12:20 PM598 km371 miles323 nmSouth S
LautokaFri 12:20 PM599 km373 miles324 nmSouth S
NadiFri 12:20 PM622 km386 miles336 nmSouth S
SuvaFri 12:20 PM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth S
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:20 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:20 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 1:20 PM1166 km724 miles629 nmEast-northeast ENE
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