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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

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 17:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 68° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.95 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 00.5"961.59 miwest0° 08' 16.9"9.49 minorth961.95 mi
24 hours14° 04' 05.1"939.42 mieast3° 44' 05.4"256.75 minorth981.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazThu 1:52 PM164 km102 miles88 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArequipaThu 12:52 PM336 km209 miles181 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaThu 1:52 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:52 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaThu 1:52 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 1:52 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 12:52 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
Santa CruzThu 1:52 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 1:52 PM840 km522 miles454 nmEast E
LimaThu 12:52 PM964 km599 miles521 nmWest-northwest WNW

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