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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM
This phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:53 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 71° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.04 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.11 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.1"966.24 miwest0° 05' 44.7"6.58 misouth966.49 mi
24 hours10° 57' 48.3"728.74 mieast2° 36' 09.1"178.93 misouth754.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-au-PrinceWed 11:52 PM276 km171 miles149 nmNorth N
Santo DomingoThu 12:52 AM331 km205 miles179 nmNortheast NE
GonaïvesWed 11:52 PM382 km238 miles206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago de los CaballerosThu 12:52 AM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cap-HaïtienWed 11:52 PM408 km254 miles220 nmNorth N
Puerto PlataThu 12:52 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OranjestadThu 12:52 AM445 km277 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Punta CanaThu 12:52 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
WillemstadThu 12:52 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
MayagüezThu 12:52 AM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE

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