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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 00:32:00 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 00:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' South, Longitude: 175° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.63 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 49.5"974.32 miwest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 minorth974.69 mi
24 hours346° 12' 23.5"932.40 miwest4° 18' 38.1"296.26 minorth984.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:32 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNortheast NE
LabasaFri 12:32 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
LautokaFri 12:32 PM623 km387 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiFri 12:32 PM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 12:32 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleFri 11:32 AM983 km611 miles531 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:32 AM994 km617 miles537 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 2:32 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast E
NukualofaFri 1:32 PM1385 km860 miles748 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 1:32 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
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