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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 88° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.38 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 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' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 22' 42.9"946.85 miwest0° 05' 27.2"6.25 minorth947.11 mi
24 hours14° 41' 00.2"966.91 mieast2° 45' 17.6"189.44 minorth992.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 1:14 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:14 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 1:14 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 2:14 PM2188 km1360 miles1181 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:14 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Wed 1:14 PM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoWed 1:14 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 2:14 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 3:14 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaWed 3:14 PM2890 km1796 miles1560 nmSoutheast SE

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