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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 23:42:00 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

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 23:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 158° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.02 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 26' 13.6"988.67 miwest0° 11' 26.3"13.10 minorth988.99 mi
24 hours13° 14' 17.0"906.56 mieast4° 43' 06.5"324.23 minorth966.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 1:42 PM1110 km690 miles600 nmNorth N
FakaofoSat 12:42 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 1:42 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 1:42 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:42 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:42 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:42 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:42 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 11:42 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmWest W
SuvaSat 11:42 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmWest-southwest WSW
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