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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: 99%

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 15, 2014 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' North, Longitude: 83° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.93 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.8"955.67 miwest0° 03' 56.0"4.51 misouth955.86 mi
24 hours11° 13' 53.6"738.96 mieast1° 55' 44.3"132.66 misouth754.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Tue 11:52 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNortheast NE
Puerto CabezasTue 10:52 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
La CeibaTue 10:52 PM468 km291 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pinar del RíoTue 11:52 PM491 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
Playa del CarmenTue 10:52 PM511 km317 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
San PedroTue 10:52 PM519 km323 miles280 nmWest W
CancúnTue 10:52 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
Montego BayTue 11:52 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast E
Belize CityTue 10:52 PM547 km340 miles295 nmWest W
ChetumalTue 10:52 PM556 km346 miles300 nmWest W

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