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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 Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 04:40:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 34%

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 Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 50' North, Longitude: 179° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.50 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 05.4"985.22 miwest0° 09' 07.8"10.46 minorth985.03 mi
24 hours348° 04' 58.0"809.67 miwest3° 18' 46.3"227.73 minorth836.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 4:40 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 4:40 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 4:40 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 4:40 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 4:40 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 5:40 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 4:40 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 3:40 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 5:40 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 6:40 PM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmEast-northeast ENE

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