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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: 58%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 11' North
Longitude: 48° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.45 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"985.17 miwest0° 08' 51.4"10.15 minorth984.97 mi
24 hours11° 36' 14.7"787.54 mieast3° 13' 33.5"221.78 minorth813.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneWed 6:40 PM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 6:40 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 6:40 PM955 km594 miles516 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownWed 5:40 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownWed 5:40 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmWest W
BelémWed 6:40 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmSouth S
CastriesWed 5:40 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownWed 5:40 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceWed 5:40 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainWed 5:40 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmWest W
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