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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 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° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.04 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.8"964.04 miwest0° 08' 38.0"9.90 minorth964.41 mi
24 hours13° 57' 55.2"934.68 mieast3° 51' 04.9"264.75 minorth978.64 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 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 4:22 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 11:22 AM3272 km2033 miles1766 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 3:22 PM3584 km2227 miles1935 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 3:22 PM4357 km2707 miles2352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 11:22 AM4358 km2708 miles2353 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 3:22 PM4512 km2804 miles2436 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 3:22 PM4547 km2826 miles2455 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 4:22 PM4560 km2833 miles2462 nmEast E
KiritimatiFri 11:22 AM4592 km2853 miles2479 nmWest-northwest WNW

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