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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 21:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 119° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.05 meters/second, 1551.8 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.9"964.12 miwest0° 08' 38.3"9.90 minorth964.49 mi
24 hours13° 57' 53.2"934.72 mieast3° 51' 07.1"264.81 minorth978.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 1:22 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 4:22 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 11:22 AM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:22 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 11:22 AM4331 km2691 miles2338 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 3:22 PM4371 km2716 miles2360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 3:22 PM4533 km2816 miles2447 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 11:22 AM4565 km2836 miles2465 nmWest-northwest WNW
San SalvadorThu 3:22 PM4569 km2839 miles2467 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 4:22 PM4589 km2851 miles2478 nmEast E
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