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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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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 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 64° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.00 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.77 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 22' 39.2"945.99 miwest0° 05' 13.7"5.99 minorth946.25 mi
24 hours14° 43' 09.2"968.46 mieast2° 40' 24.5"183.84 minorth992.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzWed 12:32 PM140 km87 miles76 nmEast E
SucreWed 12:32 PM142 km88 miles77 nmSouthwest SW
CochabambaWed 12:32 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
PotosiWed 12:32 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:32 PM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazWed 12:32 PM421 km261 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaWed 1:32 PM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth S
RiberaltaWed 12:32 PM790 km491 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaWed 12:32 PM897 km558 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoWed 11:32 AM955 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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