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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 01:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 159° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.97 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.5"975.09 miwest0° 10' 04.5"11.54 minorth975.46 mi
24 hours13° 45' 57.6"931.21 mieast4° 20' 19.2"298.19 minorth984.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:40 PM300 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoFri 12:40 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArawaFri 11:40 AM765 km476 miles413 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaFri 11:40 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleFri 12:40 PM932 km579 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 12:40 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 11:40 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmWest W
NoumeaFri 12:40 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 1:40 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmNortheast NE
CairnsFri 11:40 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmWest-southwest WSW

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