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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 00:40:00 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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 173° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.67 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 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' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.0"974.41 miwest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 minorth974.78 mi
24 hours346° 12' 35.2"932.26 miwest4° 18' 50.1"296.49 minorth984.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaFri 12:40 PM718 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNortheast NE
NadiFri 12:40 PM733 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaFri 12:40 PM766 km476 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleFri 11:40 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaFri 12:40 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM841 km523 miles454 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaFri 11:40 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 12:40 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 12:40 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmNorth N
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