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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 17:14:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 59° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.75 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.0"961.15 miwest0° 08' 12.8"9.41 minorth961.51 mi
24 hours14° 05' 11.2"940.27 mieast3° 42' 46.6"255.25 minorth981.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 1:14 PM196 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
Santa CruzThu 1:14 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouthwest SW
SucreThu 1:14 PM738 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaThu 1:14 PM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
La PazThu 1:14 PM927 km576 miles501 nmWest W
Rio BrancoThu 12:14 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Thu 2:14 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Thu 3:14 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmEast E
ManausThu 1:14 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Thu 3:14 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmSoutheast SE
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