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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 4:42:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 16:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 51° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 429.59 meters/second, 1546.5 kilometres/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.02 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.8"960.78 miWest0° 08' 09.6"9.35 miNorth961.13 mi
24 hours14° 06' 06.8"940.97 miEast3° 41' 39.5"253.97 miNorth981.98 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasThu 1:42 PM77 km48 miles42 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Thu 2:42 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Thu 2:42 PM434 km270 miles235 nmEast E
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 1:42 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 1:42 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Thu 2:42 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 2:42 PM1250 km776 miles675 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 1:42 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorThu 1:42 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast E
SucreThu 12:42 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest-southwest WSW

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