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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 23:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 155° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 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' 12.9"988.56 miwest0° 11' 25.8"13.09 minorth988.88 mi
24 hours13° 14' 33.6"906.79 mieast4° 42' 59.2"324.09 minorth967.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 1:30 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorth N
PapeeteFri 1:30 PM1231 km765 miles664 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:30 PM1958 km1216 miles1057 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM2769 km1720 miles1495 nmWest W
SuvaSat 11:30 AM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmWest-southwest WSW

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