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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 6:30:00 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 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM250 km155 miles135 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 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago *Thu 3:30 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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