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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 5:22:00 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: 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 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 61° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 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' 58.5"961.24 miWest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 miNorth961.60 mi
24 hours14° 04' 57.4"940.09 miEast3° 43' 03.2"255.56 miNorth981.53 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 1:22 PM143 km89 miles77 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzThu 1:22 PM338 km210 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreThu 1:22 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaThu 1:22 PM677 km421 miles366 nmNorthwest NW
La PazThu 1:22 PM725 km451 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoThu 12:22 PM897 km558 miles485 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaThu 1:22 PM913 km567 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Thu 2:22 PM1187 km737 miles641 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 1:22 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 3:22 PM1462 km909 miles789 nmEast E

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