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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, January 1, 2014 at 16:14:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 16:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' South, Longitude: 59° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.93 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.77 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 22' 38.5"945.83 miwest0° 05' 11.1"5.94 minorth946.08 mi
24 hours14° 43' 33.0"968.75 mieast2° 39' 28.4"182.77 minorth992.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:14 PM213 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzWed 12:14 PM348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
SucreWed 12:14 PM577 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Wed 1:14 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazWed 12:14 PM890 km553 miles481 nmWest W
SaltaWed 1:14 PM942 km585 miles508 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaWed 12:14 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoWed 11:14 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Wed 2:14 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmEast E
São Paulo *Wed 2:14 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmEast-southeast ESE
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