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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 21:38:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' South, Longitude: 128° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.52 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.1"987.54 miwest0° 11' 20.6"12.99 minorth987.87 mi
24 hours13° 17' 09.8"908.95 mieast4° 41' 46.1"322.70 minorth968.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 1:38 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 11:38 AM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 4:38 PM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSat 11:38 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 11:38 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 3:38 PM4478 km2782 miles2418 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluFri 11:38 AM4585 km2849 miles2476 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 10:38 AM4595 km2855 miles2481 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 11:38 AM4735 km2942 miles2557 nmWest W
Los AngelesFri 1:38 PM4836 km3005 miles2611 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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