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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 Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 04:52:00 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: 100%

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 Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 71° 33' 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' 16.0"966.23 miwest0° 05' 44.7"6.58 misouth966.49 mi
24 hours10° 57' 49.1"728.75 mieast2° 36' 07.3"178.90 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 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Juan de la MaguanaThu 12:52 AM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
Santo DomingoThu 12:52 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Concepción de La VegaThu 12:52 AM363 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La RomanaThu 12:52 AM377 km234 miles204 nmNortheast NE
Santiago de los CaballerosThu 12:52 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GonaïvesWed 11:52 PM390 km242 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cap-HaïtienWed 11:52 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth N
Puerto PlataThu 12:52 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OranjestadThu 12:52 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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