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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 11:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' South, Longitude: 78° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.57 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.0"974.11 miwest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 misouth973.88 mi
24 hours12° 39' 24.6"851.00 mieast2° 51' 21.7"196.36 misouth868.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CallaoFri 6:18 AM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 6:18 AM201 km125 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IcaFri 6:18 AM244 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 6:18 AM597 km371 miles322 nmEast E
La PazFri 7:18 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 6:18 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 6:18 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 6:18 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth N
SucreFri 7:18 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliFri 6:18 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth N

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