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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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 01:40:00 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: 49%

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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 00' North, Longitude: 117° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.48 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"994.17 miwest0° 10' 02.4"11.50 minorth994.03 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.7"796.18 mieast3° 45' 00.8"257.75 minorth832.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 6:40 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 7:40 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoTue 7:40 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesTue 7:40 PM2259 km1403 miles1220 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityTue 7:40 PM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 6:40 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzTue 7:40 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 6:40 PM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmNorth N
Los AngelesTue 5:40 PM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 7:40 PM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmEast-northeast ENE
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