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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 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 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: 82° 47' 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"955.60 miwest0° 03' 55.9"4.51 misouth955.79 mi
24 hours11° 13' 54.3"738.92 mieast1° 55' 42.3"132.61 misouth754.55 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 PM208 km129 miles112 nmNortheast NE
Puerto CabezasTue 10:52 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth S
La CeibaTue 10:52 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pinar del RíoTue 11:52 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth N
Montego BayTue 11:52 PM518 km322 miles279 nmEast E
Playa del CarmenTue 10:52 PM534 km332 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
San PedroTue 10:52 PM548 km340 miles296 nmWest W
CancúnTue 10:52 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
HavanaTue 11:52 PM568 km353 miles306 nmNorth N
Santa ClaraTue 11:52 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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