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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: 18%

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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 56' South, Longitude: 123° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.94 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.4"995.22 miwest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 minorth995.48 mi
24 hours12° 33' 22.5"863.89 mieast4° 41' 05.8"321.91 minorth924.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 3:32 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 6:32 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 1:32 PM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 5:32 PM3776 km2346 miles2039 nmEast E
Mexico CitySat 5:32 PM3852 km2393 miles2080 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 1:32 PM3888 km2416 miles2100 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloSat 4:32 PM4089 km2541 miles2208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 5:32 PM4264 km2650 miles2302 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 1:32 PM4287 km2664 miles2315 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorSat 5:32 PM4342 km2698 miles2344 nmEast-northeast ENE

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