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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: 47%

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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 10' North, Longitude: 45° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.32 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"996.04 miwest0° 10' 17.8"11.79 minorth995.92 mi
24 hours11° 38' 22.7"798.86 mieast3° 52' 00.6"265.75 minorth838.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 5:40 PM797 km495 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 5:40 PM963 km599 miles520 nmWest W
BelémTue 5:40 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 5:40 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmWest W
GeorgetownTue 4:40 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 5:40 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownTue 4:40 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainTue 4:40 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 4:40 PM1847 km1148 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesTue 4:40 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmWest-northwest WNW

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