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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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 21:40:00 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: 48%

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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' North, Longitude: 59° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.16 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 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' 46.9"995.69 miwest0° 10' 14.8"11.74 minorth995.56 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.4"798.31 mieast3° 50' 39.6"264.21 minorth837.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GeorgetownTue 5:40 PM182 km113 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenTue 5:40 PM216 km134 miles117 nmSoutheast SE
New AmsterdamTue 5:40 PM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
Nieuw NickerieTue 6:40 PM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-southeast ESE
San FernandoTue 5:40 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChaguanasTue 5:40 PM398 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port of SpainTue 5:40 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad BolívarTue 5:10 PM431 km268 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
ScarboroughTue 5:40 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaturínTue 5:10 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW

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