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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 23:22:00 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 153° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.94 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.3"988.49 miwest0° 11' 25.4"13.08 minorth988.81 mi
24 hours13° 14' 44.8"906.95 mieast4° 42' 54.3"324.00 minorth967.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 1:22 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 1:22 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:22 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 12:22 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:22 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:22 PM2123 km1319 miles1147 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:22 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:22 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 11:22 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 3:22 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmSoutheast SE

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