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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 18:30:00 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 03' South, Longitude: 77° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.15 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 03.0"962.03 miwest0° 08' 20.7"9.56 minorth962.39 mi
24 hours14° 02' 58.6"938.57 mieast3° 45' 23.3"258.24 minorth980.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaThu 1:30 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:30 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 1:30 PM608 km378 miles329 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 2:30 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:30 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 2:30 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 1:30 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 1:30 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago *Thu 3:30 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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