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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 17:24:00 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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 76° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.19 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 22' 41.0"946.42 miwest0° 05' 20.5"6.12 minorth946.68 mi
24 hours14° 42' 04.7"967.69 mieast2° 42' 52.9"186.67 minorth992.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaWed 12:24 PM572 km355 miles309 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 12:24 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 12:24 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:24 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast E
SucreWed 1:24 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:24 PM1298 km806 miles701 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 12:24 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Wed 2:24 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaWed 2:24 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoWed 12:24 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth N

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