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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 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 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° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.21 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 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' 03.9"962.25 miwest0° 08' 22.2"9.59 minorth962.61 mi
24 hours14° 02' 35.6"938.35 mieast3° 45' 50.1"258.76 minorth980.65 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 PM536 km333 miles290 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:42 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:42 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 1:42 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 1:42 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
SucreThu 2:42 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:42 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Thu 3:42 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BogotaThu 1:42 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaThu 3:42 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmSoutheast SE
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