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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 18:32:00 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 18:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 92° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.45 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.79 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 22' 43.7"947.01 miwest0° 05' 29.6"6.30 minorth947.27 mi
24 hours14° 40' 36.8"966.63 mieast2° 46' 09.4"190.42 minorth992.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 1:32 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:32 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Wed 1:32 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilWed 1:32 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:32 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 2:32 PM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 3:32 PM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoWed 1:32 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 2:32 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:32 PM3220 km2001 miles1739 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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