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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 18:42:00 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 18:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 80° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.21 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.3 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' 03.9"962.17 miwest0° 08' 22.0"9.59 minorth962.53 mi
24 hours14° 02' 37.4"938.30 mieast3° 45' 47.9"258.70 minorth980.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 1:42 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 1:42 PM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 2:42 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:42 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 1:42 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 1:42 PM1653 km1027 miles892 nmNorth N
SucreThu 2:42 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:42 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Thu 3:42 PM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaThu 1:42 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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