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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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 21:50:00 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: 17%

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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' South, Longitude: 98° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.61 meters/second, 1600.6 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.7"994.48 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 minorth994.75 mi
24 hours12° 35' 47.0"866.13 mieast4° 40' 49.6"321.60 minorth926.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 3:50 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 4:50 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 4:50 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 3:50 PM2410 km1498 miles1302 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 3:50 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 3:50 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 4:50 PM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSat 3:50 PM2475 km1538 miles1337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoSat 3:50 PM2560 km1590 miles1382 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Sat 4:50 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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