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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, February 7, 2014 at 07:22:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, February 14, 2014 at 11:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 7, 2014 at 07:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' North, Longitude: 164° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.29 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.00 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.6"960.07 miwest0° 05' 02.5"5.78 minorth959.87 mi
24 hours11° 48' 30.2"781.53 mieast1° 36' 14.4"110.31 minorth785.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 7:22 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 6:22 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 7:22 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 7:22 PM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 7:22 PM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 5:22 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmWest W
MidwayThu 8:22 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 7:22 PM2793 km1735 miles1508 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 6:22 PM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmSouth S
TokyoFri 4:22 PM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmNorthwest NW

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