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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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 17:32:00 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: 2%

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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' South, Longitude: 97° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 23' 21.0"953.83 miwest0° 06' 45.7"7.75 minorth954.14 mi
24 hours14° 28' 13.5"959.21 mieast3° 13' 50.8"222.13 minorth991.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 12:32 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:32 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 12:32 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:32 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 12:32 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:32 PM3181 km1976 miles1717 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:32 PM3308 km2056 miles1786 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseWed 11:32 AM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 12:32 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmEast E
ManaguaWed 11:32 AM3431 km2132 miles1853 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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